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Got Aphids on Your Roses? Get Rid of Them Without Pesticides

Got Aphids on Your Roses? Get Rid of Them Without Pesticides

Aphids are often referred to as “plant lice” and they can really damage your rose plants. Marci Degman, the Aspiring Gardener, shares some expert strategies on how to get rid of them without the use of harmful chemicals. Watch now!

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  • jk098 says:

    I ran into a situation this year with my spirea. They developed aphids for the first time and as I was pruning them I noticed orange bugs with no spots. I’m wondering if those orange bugs without spots were lady bugs? I felt terrible that I removed branches with them on it. I placed the branches in an open compost pile as I didn’t know what to do with them. I hope they managed to fly to other plants to feed on.
    The directions on the spirea says to prune after blooming to encourage a 2nd rebloom, which I do for the pollinators. But am I risking lady bugs while doing this?

  • Carol S. Doverspike says:

    I want to review televisons

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