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Re: pests in the greenhouse

Andrea, I think the key here is to spray just a couple of your plants and see
what effect it has.  Don't spray the whole crop unless you know it's safe.


Andrea H wrote:

> OK knowledgeable people. I've got aphids in the greenhouse on the nursery
> crops. Yes, I'm going to consult my books but I wanted to check with those of
> you who are used to dealing with this sort of thing.
> The pests aren't bad yet, and I want to get rid of them, but I don't want to
> injure these plants. They are VERY tender and still growing their root
> systems. I just found a couple of aphids truthfully, so I squished them.
> However, where there's one or two......................so what can I do to
> kill them but not the plants? Should I spray in the evening? Should I try
> something organic first? remember, this is part of my livelihood for the
> year.
> A
> Andrea H
> Beaufort, SC
> Zone 8b
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