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amckeon210
Bay Park, NY

August 3, 2012
6:01 AM

Post #9227960

Any ideas on how i can get rid of these things?! I have two small kids and a dog so no pesticides please!It says when gets cold they will come inside... Ewww!
Flapdoodle
Minot, ND

August 3, 2012
6:42 AM

Post #9228012

Contact your county extension service office
http://cce.cornell.edu/learnabout/pages/local_offices.aspx

themoonhowl

themoonhowl
Prairieville, LA
(Zone 9a)

August 4, 2012
7:27 AM

Post #9229189

You can also use soap to kill them.

http://stopstinkbugs.com/profiles/blogs/how-to-kill-stink-bugs-with-dish-soap?xg_source=activity
amckeon210
Bay Park, NY

August 4, 2012
6:13 PM

Post #9229788

Thanks so much!!! I will definately try the soap still so confused... so confused as to why they chose my yard this year! I have NEVER seen one before this summer!

themoonhowl

themoonhowl
Prairieville, LA
(Zone 9a)

August 5, 2012
7:40 AM

Post #9230154

There is little rhyme or reason with bugs...they just "are"...the important thing is to know who is a good bug and who isn't...and how to get rid of the bad ones safely.

I often think having bugs is a sign that you are growing good things...GRIN

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