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Aphids on Gardenias

Is Sevin Dust ok to put on a gardenia bush to kill aphids? If not, what should I use?

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#1 Comment By aydae On 05/03/2011 @ 10:01 pm

Not sure about Sevin Dust, but my mom always use to spray water mixed with regular old dish washing detergent (Sunlight, I think, actually) on the affected plants and it killed the aphids.

#2 Comment By Nikki On 05/04/2011 @ 10:38 am

Sevin should be ok, but we have had good success with neem oil. It has the benefit of not being harmful to beneficial bugs. Here is more info on it:

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