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Q.Aphids On Vegtables

Zone Long Beach, CA | Anonymous added on February 22, 2023 | Answered

I never planted cauliflower or brocclli before I noticed this morning while in the garden both filled with aphids I used dawn and water no help what else will work. maybe plant some thing between them? or flowers? help please thank you

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Answered on February 23, 2023

Sometimes a blast of water from the hose will knock them off. Keep the weeds down among your veggies. You will notice in the article below it says not to use a degreaser (Dawn) in your insecticidal soap. In fact it recommends using a commercial product for more predictable and safer results. You also can try Neem oil.

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