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Use a Hose To Spray Off Pests the Organic Way

By Boopaints
June 28, 2015

Use the hose to spray vines off in the early mornings. It helps get rid of pests without having to use chemicals.

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Name: Elaine
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Jun 27, 2015 9:05 PM CST
I'm in Florida and I've found this to be one of the best methods of keeping spider mites away from my Brugmansias and Hibiscus.

I do always spray in the mornings, or as early in the day as I think of it so that the leaves have a chance to dry off before nightfall. We also have every fungus known to man floating around in the air here, so wet leaves and warm nights are an engraved invitation.

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Jun 28, 2015 6:23 AM CST
I agree
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