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KathyJo
Fayette, MO
(Zone 6a)

July 1, 2007
2:08 PM

Post #3681862

Anyone know how to control these guys without spray? I going to go hand pick them off right now.. But would love an idea or two.
Zeppy
Shenandoah Valley, VA
(Zone 6b)

July 1, 2007
5:06 PM

Post #3682375

We like to wet the plants thoroughly... then the bugs climb up onto the top leaves to dry. Easy pickins!
tednugent
Dripping Springs, TX
(Zone 8b)

July 3, 2007
6:53 PM

Post #3690928

I know you said without spray but I have real good results with garlic spray spray it heavily around the base of the plant squash bugs hate it.
KathyJo
Fayette, MO
(Zone 6a)

July 4, 2007
12:06 AM

Post #3692049

I have lots of garlic.. I think I will pulverize some of it.. and try that.
KathyJo
Fayette, MO
(Zone 6a)

July 4, 2007
12:06 AM

Post #3692051

I have lots of garlic.. I think I will pulverize some of it.. and try that.

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