Carolina Jessamine Plants
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Killing maggots in soil of outdoor Carolina jessamine

Zone 75165 | Dittydo2 added on July 1, 2018 | Answered

After cleaning up large vine I put bag of organic soil around base. As spreading around I discoverered the maggots.

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drtreelove
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Answered on July 2, 2018

Maggots would be there for rotting animal matter. Ants or termite larvae would be present in decaying wood and vegetative matter. There may not be a need for control other than the clean up. Leave it open for birds to come in, or let the chickens in to have a feast if you have any.

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