Insect Pest Control
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Pests in Pot

Anonymous added on May 16, 2014 | Answered

How do we get rid of small crab looking bugs in organic soil mix. They are very small and do not like water. When we water the plants, they come to the top of the pot.

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    Nikki
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    Answered on November 30, -0001

    Fungus gnats are the most common insects found in potting soil, but they are not really 'crab-looking.' It sounds more like mites. Regardless of the culprit in question, watering the soil with a neem oil solution that will kill off these bugs. This article will tell you more about neem oil: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/problems/pests/neem-oil-uses.htm

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