Marigolds
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How do I get rid of earwigs?

Zone 4 | gypsy2012 added on July 13, 2012 | Answered

Earwigs are destroying my Marigolds. What can I do to get rid of them? They are chewing the foliage until there is hardly any left and the blossoms are dying, not sure what will get rid of them. HELP!!

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Nikki
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on July 14, 2012

I would recommend neem oil. It is safe for people, pets and beneficial bugs but kills most of the bad bugs. Here is more information on it: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/pesticides/neem-oil-uses.htm

This article will also help:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/removing-earwigs-from-the-garden.htm

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