Tiny bugs are light or dark green, or black; with or
without wings. The largest is 1/6″ long, the smallest
is barely visible. They cluster on stems and under leaves.
Aphids may cause more crop damage than any other insect,
and there are few plants they don’t like. Infested leaves
curl and turn yellow; plant is weakened in general.
Greatest damage occurs after a cold spring; aphids increase
faster than their natural enemies in a chilly season.
Insecticidal Spray is one of the best controls. Use
it on vegetables, roses and flowers all summer. Eco-OilTM
Insecticidal Spray is also effective. For quick knockdown
Insecticidal Spray. Aphids are among the pests most
easily controlled by biological methods; Green Lacewings are excellent predators,
and Lady Beetles help reduce heavy populations.
Yellow Sticky Traps help control
the small number of flying aphids that may appear indoors
or on individual plants outdoors. For orchards and ornamental
trees and shrubs,Surround At Home suppresses aphids with
minimal disruption of the natural cycles. Our old stand-bys
Spray or Eco-OilTM
Insecticidal Spray at budbreak. If aphids are severe
at petal fall, follow up with PyolaTM
Insecticidal Spray.Neem-Away TM
Insect Spray also repels aphids.