What are the little lice looking bugs at the base of my garden plants? I've scratched them off with my fingernail. Also, I find them floating in the water after I have brought some of the blooms in and put them in water. What are they and how do I get rid of them?
Lice Looking Bugs
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
I believe you are referring to aphids, which are referred to as "plant lice". The use of neem oil is commonly recommended to combat them.
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