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Q.Our greenbeans were devastated by beetles that looked like ladybugs, with ‘larvae’ all over the leaves, on the underside.. how t

Zone 06082 | Anonymous added on October 3, 2020 | Answered

o treat for next year is what i need to know!! Some of our grown green beans were twisted and had little black holes on some of them and other nasty looking bite marks, and all the leaves were almost totally made into lacy things. I must have picked off between 300 to 400 bugs: some beetles, but more larvae things. I hadn’t thought to look for them earlier in the season.. now it seems too late to bother for saving this year’s beans anymore but I want to prevent them next year! I want to kill them off safely while we still have our tomatoes growing if possible, within 15 feet of the green beans.

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Answered on October 4, 2020

This is a good article on beetle control that will help you get better results next year:

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