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Q.What Are Some Effective Ways To Control Squash Bugs In Vegetable Gardens?

Zone 38671 | Anonymous added on August 1, 2021 | Answered

I have a small garden next to a fence. On the other side my neighbor has crape myrtles with lots of squash bugs (stink bugs). Sevin doesn’t seem to control them.

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Answered on August 17, 2021

You can just pick them off and drop them into soapy water. Their waxy coating is hard to penetrate with pesticides. Here are more options:


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