Insect Pest Control

Milky Spores in Veggie Garden

Anonymous added on November 16, 2014 | Answered

I have a problem with "rolypolys" in my raised beds. There are too many of them. Can milky spore be used to eradicate them? Is this substance toxic in a veggie garden? Thanks.

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Answered on November 16, 2014

Milky spore only infects Japanese beetle grubs, so it won't affect the roly-polys. Milky spore is, however, harmless to people, plants, and other bugs. This article suggests methods to get rid of roly-polys:

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