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Using a homemade hot pepper spray (recipe below) on aphids on my tropical milkweed. I sprayed 2 different sections of milkweed. The first section gets minimal direct sunlight, & you can see after being sprayed the aphids are still on the milkweed, but not moving. The second section gets direct sunlight & the aphids appear to be dried. Either way this hot pepper spray works for me. Anyone else ever use this spray or something similar? ⬇️⬇️⬇️⬇️ For this hot pepper pest control spray you will need: 1️⃣. 6 peppers 2️⃣. 3 tbsp mineral oil 3️⃣. 3 tbsp non detergent dish soap 4️⃣. 1 pint of water Hot Pepper Spray: ➡️Slice 6 peppers (wear gloves) & combine with 3 tbsp of mineral oil in a container & allow to soak 48 hours ➡️Next, add a pint of water & 3 tbsp non- detergent dish soap to pepper jar ➡️Strain peppers out of solution using cheese cloth or pantyhose & into sealable container. ➡️ For pest control use 2 tablespoons of this hot pepper mixture & add to a pint of water. ➡️Best practice is to spray a leaf or 2 to check for plant sensitivity ➡️Spray pest infested leaves in morning & evening. Repeat as needed ___________________________________________________ ▪️ ▪️ ▪️ ▪️ ▪️ ▪️ #EdibleLandscaping #EdibleLandscape #Permaculture #SustainableLandscaping #SustainableGardening #SustainableFood #GrowYourOwn #Houston #MasterGardener #GardenCoach #Zone9A #FallGarden #TheHappyGardeningLife #UrbanGardening #UrbanGarden #EpicGardening #GardenGram #OrganicGarden #SundayFunday #MyGardenToday #OrganicPestControl #OrganicGardening #Milkweed #Aphids #Pests #GardeningTips #Gardening101 #GardeningLife #GardenHacks #GardenTips

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I’m a proud mantis mommy today! The first of my 10 eggs for the greenhouse hatched today. I took an extra trip over to release them, and hung out long enough to watch them wander around their new home. Nom those aphids! Go go go! 🌱 . . . . . #greenhouse #hydroponics #aquaponics #localfood #aphids #mantis #prayingmantis #bugs #garden #gardening #girlswhogarden #lettuce #growsomething #growsomethjnggreen #growyourownfood #portwashington #portwashingtonwi #urbangarden #urbangardening #urbanfarming

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These ants help aphids that live on the underside of leaves by protecting them from predators. In return the ants can eat a sweet secretion that comes from the aphids. This behaviour is known as mutualism - where two species both gain something from living with each other 🐜 • Regram: 📷: @ellasdreamworld #ants #insects #aphids #leaf #mutualism #ecosystem #edenproject

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It was time to say goodbye to the black jack and Lebanese zucchinis inside the veggie patch today (I've left the ones outside) as they'd not only taken over, but were completely infested with bugs. I also need to do some soil work before the next crop goes in. Three questions... This one's for seeds, is it big enough? What would be a good succession crop after the zucchini in this bed? Can I compost all the plants that were covered in bugs? Love some help please and thank you 💚 . . . #zucchini #blackjackzucchini #gardenbed #adviceplease #aphids #ihatebugs #compost #seedsaving #veggiepatch #vegetablegarden #organic #organicgardening #sustainableliving #permaculture #successionplanting #melbournegardener #australiangarden #gardenersofinstagram #instagardeners #mygardenadventure #urbangardenersrepublic #urbanhomestead #epicgardening #gardeningaustraliamag

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we just released some lovely #ladybugs to get rid of the #aphids who are destroying our plants!!! 🐞keep an eye on the Instagram post, we will have a lady bugs releasing event soon :))🐞 #sprouthomebrookln #sprouthomegarden #ladybugrelease #watchingnaturehappen

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Aphids enjoying their toxic milkweed plant. I notice that when I “bug” them, the colony starts a wave-like behavior, spinning around while continuing to suck up plant sap. Any idea what the purpose of this behavior might be? My guess would be to startle or evade parasitoid wasps, which can commonly be found turning these insects into little mummies. #aphid #sap #behavior #pest #aphids #hemiptera #bug #defense #milkweed

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I saw this caterpillar-esqe bug on my sunflower plant, which is beset by aphids and ants enjoying the output of the aphids. I thought it was another pest, but these are the larvae of the hover fly - and they LOVE aphids. Happy hump day. #aphids #naturalpestmanagement #hoverfly #nature #sunflower #humpday🐫

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Aphid infestation on your indoor plant? Here's a how-to and DIY insecticide. All you need is Castile soap, peppermint oil, water, and a spray bottle. A shower/bath with a detachable shower-head is a great resource too! Let's get those aphids and help our indoor plants survive the infestation!... this is also an outdoor plant insecticide too... but that requires a little more timing with the weather and sunlight ;) #diy #insecticide #aphids 🌿 #doraberry 👩‍🌾🧝‍♀️🌸🌱 #sustainablelandscapedesigner #landscapedesign #gardendesign #habitatdesign #indoorplant #educator #gardencoach #kitchengarden #ediblelandscape #biologist #sustainability #environmentaldesign #yeglandscapedesign #yeglandscaping #yeggarden #urbanag #bringingnatureback #natureinthecity #yeg #shpk #strathco

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Seriously though. Just die already. #cannabis #aphids #halp #gasIPM #fyah

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Collected some ladybird to sort out my aphid manace on the only tree I have. I hope they eat them and don't just die 🤷‍♂️🙄 #nature #ladybirds #bugs #beetle #insects #aphids #britishgarden #naturelover #middleaged #firstworldproblems

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🐞🐞🐞 We found a bunch of aphids in our parsley, so we got some ladybugs to help. (Thanks @loweshomeimprovement) Not only are they ADORABLE, but the aphids are gone since last night. I’m now worried the ladybug friends will be hungry! It’s ok though, they can fly. #ladybug #ladybugs #spring #urbangarden #aphids #lowes #garden #parsely #herbgarden

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I love my new #garden #friends the #ladybugs! 🐞 I hope they stay awhile! I have provided them with a smorgasbord 😋 #gardening #pestcontrol #ladybug #insects #bugs #plants #milkweed #macro #macrophotography #aphids

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Overwintering cotton stalks are possible source of #CLRDV-AL. #Cotton #aphids may move CLRDV-AL from sprouts (below) to unknown bridge host or maybe early cotton. Tillage or herbicides for control. Photo credits: Austin Hagan

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The pesky aphid bugs are back. We seem to deal with them every single year- and this year is no exception. Soapy water a few times a week for a few weeks seems to do the trick though!! . . . . . #fruittrees #appletree #savetheappletree #aphids #aphidssuck #outdoors #outdoorliving #home #diy #homesweethome #garden #homegarden #gardening #aphidsbegone

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Releasing all of the ladybugs this morning in hopes of #1 Getting rid of aphids #2 Keeping the twins busy #3 Giving all of the painted ladies some friends as they travel through town . . . . . #childrensgarden #ladybugs #aphids #vegetablegarden #aeoniums #succulent #succulentarrangement #boyswithplants #twinmom

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The Little Predator... . . It was amazing to watch these pretty little beetles wondering around a tree looking for dinner. Seeing them munching on aphids, they are a great bug hunter and should be welcome in any garden. . . . #ladybird #ladybug #insect #beetle #hunter #predator #nature #bug #naturephotography #digitaldegs #small_world_upclose #igbest_macros #igbest_shots #macrophotography #macroinsect #coccinellidae #aphids #redandblack #blackspots #ladybird🐞 #smallworld

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Achook is made from neem #mwarubaini. It offers multiple actions of anti-feedant, repellent, insect growth disruptant (IGR), etc. ☑ Foliar application is recommended at 1 Litre per hectare or 20ml into 20 Litres of water. #insects #pests #nematodes #whitefly #borers #diamondbackmoth #coffeeleafminer #caterpillars #aphids #thrips #mites #bollworms #wespeakorganic #healthylifestyle #organicfarming #safeandnatural #conservewater #enhancerootmass #enrichsoils #safepestcontrol 📞 +254 757 129 159 📩 kilimo @organix-agro.com

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Ever since I started looking at trees more closely, the overall scale of things just boggles me. We all know that tiny creatures exist, but it is so fascinating to actually imagine life at such a small scale (tinier than the vein of a small leaf!). #tiny #aphids #macrophotography #leaf #veins #sap #life #scale #insects #honeydew #observe #tree #hometomany

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Killing #aphids with Snake Skin great for mother plants also, spray before taking clones to get a higher percentage rate. #cannabis #growyourown #420 #weed #pot #mites #thrips #marijuana #cannabiscommunity #hightimes

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Our best selling product is always our All Natural Insect Repellent Face and Body Mist. Alcohol free witch hazel with aloe to Hydrate, refresh, and repel up to 19 different insects especially mosquitoes and ticks. The best part......it smells amazing. Safe for the whole family, available online and in stores. A must try for everyone this season. #allnaturalinsectrepellent #whiteorchidislandco #essentialoils #kawarthas #gta #toronto #grandbend #bayfield #exeter #petrolia #stratford #altonmills #oakville #portcredit #chatham #dresden #mosquitoes #fleas #ticks #aphids #sandflies #flies #aloe #witchhazelwithaloe #faceandbodyspray #boating #camping #hiking #cottage #trailer

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Lady Beetles🐞 Should We Buy Them For Our Gardens? 🐞Lady beetles are a popular biocontrol method for aphids in home gardens and landscapes. Many gardeners purchase these insects at nurseries, garden centers, and online. 🐞This publication will discuss the drawbacks to using purchased lady beetles and suggest some alternatives for attracting and retaining local species.🐞 🐞Follow link: http://pubs.cahnrs.wsu.edu/publications/pubs/fs268e/ #lady #ladybug #ladybeetle #ladybug🐞 #free #freepublication #mastergardener #wsu #piercecounty #plants #aphids #Coccinellidae #Invertebrates #Omnivores #MasterGardeners #Ladybugs

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Naturalment natural. #natura #plants #insectes #aphids

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😡 #aphids

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Come tomorrow these #aphids will answer before their God and be taken to task for their greediness in the garden. The ladybirds are coming 🐞 . . . . #ecofriendlypestcontrol #ladybugs #aphids #garden #woodsquill #photography #garden #floralphotography #floralportraiture #gardenexplorers #scillasiberica #urbangarden #londongardens #londonmews #mewsoflondon #mews #southkensington #ilovelondon #home

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We unfortunately have Aphids on our rose bush, otherwise known as “jumping plant lice”. What is life for one organism spells death for another, and so the cycle continues. Tiny little insects, about 1/8” long. The magenta of the rose really adds a nice color to the bokeh and the printed image is outstandingly beautiful. Happy Sunday! _____________________________ #BugLife #Macro #RoseBush

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While doing some yard maintenance I found this bundle of joy on my rose bush and on many other bushes in front of the house. The Aphids wont have a chance this year once the Mantids hatch.

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#stringofpearlssunday These babies had a pretty gnarly aphid infestation. They were treated and repotted this morning, so we will see how they continue to do in quarentine! Hubs asked me to go watch more games this afternoon, so he took me to get more plants to sweeten the deal. He bought himself a burros tail ( #sedummorganianum) and a ruby cascade peperomia... Again with the hypocrisy. #houseplantsofinstagram #houseplantclub #houseplantjournal #houseplantmom #plants #plant #peperomia #seneciorowleyanus #stringofpearls #indoorplants #indoorgarden #aphids #pests #urbanjungle #plantsofinstagram #plantsmakemehappy

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#Lillies and #aphids. Right before I flick them off.👉😈

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The feasting ladybugs! They have lots of work to do! Oh my word, how awesome that they’re back! #ladybugs #goodbugs #aphids #dieaphids

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Happy #schefflerasaturday! My Schefflera arboricola is low-key one of my favorite plants. It is so low maintenance and continues to grow like crazy in my northwest window. In other news, my string of pearls is showing early signs of an aphid infestation, so it is currently in my bathroom awaiting a treatment. #schefflera #scheffleraarboricola #plants #indoorgarden #indoorplants #houseplants #houseplantsofinstagram #houseplantplantclub #houseplantjournal #houseplantclub #saturday #variegated #stringofpearls #aphids #plantaddict #plantsmakepeoplehappy #plant #urbanjungle

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~Macro~ Aphid - Insecta - Sternorrhyncha - Aphidomorpha - Aphidoidea - [They replicate themselves throught a process called parthenogenesis, a form of asexual reproduction, which leads to perfect clones and each newborn is female due to the lack of the male's gamete.] #rose #roses #insects #pests #parassiti #aphids #afidi #parthenogenesis

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Experts at hiding 😂 I still feel bad for not being more gentle... 😶 #buggies #bugs #insects #insex #beetles #aphids #pokemon #hideyourkidshideyourwife

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I've literally seen monster sized spiders running away from peppermint! (Keeps away mice too!) 🌱 🌱 🌱 #Plants #Bugs #Spiders #Critters

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Controlling Aphids: 8 Homemade Aphid Spray Recipes and Tips ⠀ If you have aphids and spider mites on your roses and plants eating the leaves, you can use ingredients you have around your house to get rid of them, like water. #killaphids #diy #pestcontrol #aphids⠀ https://buff.ly/2TaN61E

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Aphids consume the sugary sap of plants, which in turn means, aphids excrete little sugar droplets called honeydew as waste. Some ants "adopt" aphids, carrying them from plant to plant and "milking" them for honeydew. In exchange for the sugary treats, the ants give the aphids protection from parasites and predators. Some aphids under attack use alarm pheromones to alert other aphids in the area of a predator. These chemicals signal from its cornicles, two tailpipe-like structures extending from its hind end, and send nearby aphids running for cover. #aphids #bugs #insects #nature #gardening #funfacts #nerdalert #themoreyouknow #macro #photography #macrophotography #acloserlook #instagram

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Ladybug release today! Natural insect control. #aphids #seeyaBYE #plantcell #familyowned #natural #bug #qualityplants #spring

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My son had started a project trying to attract butterflies to my moms garden. Looks like its working!! 😍 Gotta figure out how to get rid of those aphids without disturbing the caterpillars. Any suggestions? #garden #butterflies #caterpillars #aphids #butterflygarden #butterflyproject

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Fun garden story time: i got this beautiful collage pot of edible plants at @heb it took me a day or two to notice it was completly covered in #aphids so, being the industrious #gardener i am, i went and collected 3 #ladybugs from my #garden herd, lucky me one of them was pregnant and she has hatched her eggs in the pot 🥰!!! Within a few days the #aphidcolony will face its demise! #gome #gardenlife #happygardener #backyardlife #growyourownfood #lettuce #arugula #viola #watercress

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The dreaded Scale Insect has returned on my Hibiscus Bush on the thinest branches. Have to get more Lite Horticultural Oil and spray the bush. Usually after two separate sprayings of that oil, mixed with water, the Scale eventually die. My other Hibiscus bushes have Aphids on the tips of the branches and the buds, but those are quicker to get rid of than Scale. . . #badinsects #scale #scalebugs #aphids #hibiscusbushes #hibiscus

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There’s plenty of new growth to shelter insects & ladybirds - so last year’s stems can have a final cut. And watch out for aphids. They are flying early this year. #sedums #ladybirds #insects #springcutback #aphids

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The European red mite is another introduced pest in the US. It is a pest of nut, pome and stone fruits, and some berries. This pest damages leaves and causes fruit russetting. All active stages of the European red mite injure the foliage by feeding with piercing mouthparts and removing cell contents, including chlorophyll. #startcleanstayclean #integratedpestmanagement #cropwalk #flowers #pestcontrol #insectsofinstagram #beneficialinsects #bugs #insects #pestmanagement #farm #biocontrol #fruit #veg #beetles #hemp #horticulture #bugsofinstagram #instainsects #instabugs #armyworms #worms #agribusiness #interesting #ipm #pestcontrol #pests #aphids #parasite

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Let’s talk ladybugs 🐞 My boys came home from the @idiggreenacres spring sale with 100 🐞 each! Ladybugs (or lady beetles) are a great bug to have in your garden! They love to munch on all the aphids munching on everything you’re trying to grow in your garden. 🐞 Their larvae eat the most aphids and don’t look ANYTHING like the adults. Swipe over to see what the larvae look like and keep an eye out for them in your garden. 🐞 Here’s how you release them to have the most success: spray down your aphid infected plants in the cool of the evening (a cloudy day is best!) and then release the ladybugs. Since it’s almost night they will find a place to settle in for the night. In the morning, if there is food to be eaten (aphids!) they’ll stick around and do their thing! Releasing them in broad daylight will most likely lead them to just fly away. 🐞 It’s fighting bad bugs with the good. Organic pest control at its finest! Happy gardening! 🐞 #deeplyrootedkitchen #instagarden #organic #organicgardening #homegrown #growyourownfood #urbanfarming #communitygarden #communitygardening #vegetablegarden #growfood #veggiegarden #urbangarden #organicpestcontrol #ladybugs #pestcontrol #aphids #idiggreenacres

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The not so wonderful part of pesticide free gardening. APHIDS! The sacrificial purple cauliflower. #aphids #gardenfail #gardening

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Caught a ladybug ripping apart and devouring this dumbass little aphid in my greenhouse. . . . . . . . #aphids #greenhouse #greenhouses #plants #ladybeetle #ladybug #carnage #violence #bloodbath #death #deathtoalltheaphids #screwyouaphids #nature #permaculture

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Failure moment... this happens often in my work. I rely on my mistakes... they teach me things. #fail #metoo @milkweed_co #aphids #hatethem #makemistakes #learnfromit #growyourown #cannabis. . . . This particular moment was a planned failure of course... still hard to watch plants die though #observing #testing #datacollection #research #alwayslearning #lovewhatido

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👏🏼flip👏🏼your👏🏼leaves👏🏼over👏🏼 • this poor friend is covered in what is known as 'honeydew'. these little droplets have seeped out of holes left behind on the underside of the leaf by sap sucking bugs like aphids, mealybugs, scale or whiteflies • the underside of our leaves can tell us so much more about what's going on with a plant. bugs tend to hang out there because they are protected from the elements. • this one needs a good shower, wipe down and a coating of insectisidal soap. don't forget to check on them often and repeat the treatment plan as much as every day until signs of pests have disappeared

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Enjoying nature at the #Maidu Natives historic site soaking up the sun's energy of positivity, #praying & trying not to stress over my #latticedegeneration & #visualsnow if you're feeling down try to soak up some #sun #serotonin #countyourblessings every day the #aphids didn't even bug me lol no pun intended

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Pink ladybird beetles are native to Missouri and they are stunning! Do not let this beauty fool you though, they are used as a biological control as they can eat upwards of 50 aphids a day! Come check out these "ferocious" insects at the greenhouses on campus! #ladybird🐞 #entomology #aphids #muplantsciences #research

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Aphid detail. Not totally accurate as a scientific illustration, but I think it captures their spirit, the gluttonous little f***ers. (If children are reading this, that could say "farters.") Ladybugs can eat something like 50 aphids a day. #aphids #watercolor #illustration #garden #pests #bugs

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Did you know? Lady beetles (a.k.a. lady bugs or ladybird beetles) are categorized as beneficial insects, a group that performs a variety of services useful to humans and ecosystems—including waste management, soil aeration, and pest control. Lady beetles fall into the latter category; they are predators of common crop pests, including aphids! A single lady beetle may consume up to 5,000 aphids in its lifetime! The one pictured is well on its way! ••• It is important to note that buying lady beetles in bulk is not an ecologically sound practice. It is best to cultivate an ecosystem in your garden or on your farm that attracts native lady beetles. We offer tips on our website and in our publications, especially Habitat Planning for Beneficial Insects: Guidelines for Conservation Biological Control. It’s all available at xerces.org! ••• #ladybeetle #ladybug #ladybird #ladybirdbeetle #beetles #beneficialinsects #aphids #naturalpestcontrol #nopesticides #pesticidereduction #naturalgardening #naturalfarming #sustainablegardening #sustainablefarming #conservationbiocontrol #biocontrol #sustainability #environment #conservation #invertebrateconservation #xercessociety

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🐞The ladies arrived hungry! 🐞 and with plenty of aphids for dinner 🤤 #ladybugs #soldierbugs #aphids #ipm #integratedpestmanagement #beneficialinsects #zone10b #organicgarden #naturesgoodguys

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Propagating & planting with my class looking at the little #ecosystems we often just walk past without noticing. #ladybird eating #aphids #ants milking aphids and #spider on the hunt, all in 10x10cm on what was still a building site 3 months ago. Big fat earthworms, beetles, crickets and best of all porcupine spoor and quills too. #naturesclassroom #natureismyclassroom

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#hey #higurashinonakuKoro chi #aphids or #aph or #aff #bl or #boylove Fri or frame Aphrodite aph #j.r.s.

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Aphids! Get away!!!! . Suddenly a entire civilisation of aphids found ONE of our kale leaves 2 mornings ago! We removed the leave carefully and drowned them all (sorry vegans!) and so far so good. Phew~ . ♡This is why we need our ladybirds! Herbs such as fennel, cilantro & dill attract these little aphid predators. Be sure to plant plenty♡ . . . . . . . . . #aphids #ladybirds #kale #permaculture #organicgardening #organicfarming #urbanorganicgardener #organicgardenermag #urbanfarmer #organicfood #gardening #retrosuburbia #urbanfarming #urbanfarm #urbanhomestead #urbangarden #urbangardening #growyourfood #growyourownveg #growfood #growfoodnotlawns #growfoodnotlawn #growyourownfood #growyourown #growyourownveggies

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