Re: Black Eye Susans

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Posted by Newt on July 21, 2003 at 20:50:47:

In Reply to: Black Eye Susans posted by Mike on July 21, 2003 at 08:11:14:

: My Black Eye Susans are all being eaten up or damaged by something....the flower petals are getting holes that turn black and they are being cut/sliced....looks all deformed. The leaves are also being eaten....HELP!!!

: Thanks,

: Mike in Maryland

Hi Mike,
I'm in Maryland too! It's probably Japanese beetles. You'll need to apply milky spore in the fall to your lawn and garden to kill the grubs that turn into the beetles. Try this site for that.

In the meantime, you can pick them off and put them in soapy water or do the squish method. (:-O


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