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Re: infor


Cathy,
I googled your beetles for photos. I do have a few of the striped blister
beetles here.  Thanks for helping me on that.  Still working on my PacMan
beetle though.
Kitty

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "cathy carpenter" <cathyc@rnet.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Sunday, June 20, 2004 12:11 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] infor


> Haven't seen them on lilies here. They (chrysanthemum lace bugs) attack
> my "Purple Dome" asters almost every year, but not the lilies that are
> right behind them. Have had to resort to spot insecticides (Sevin) or
> the plants would have been killed. About the only critters I use
> insecticides on (on a plant by plant basis) are lace bugs, flea
> beetles, and blister beetles.
> Cathy
>
> On Sunday, June 20, 2004, at 03:32 AM, Marge Talt wrote:
>
> >> From: Kitty <kmrsy@comcast.net>
> >> Right now I've got a bug here I found on one of my lilies
> >> last year.  There was just one last year.  I posted pictures, also
> > showed to
> >> our Hort Ed.  While trying to get an ID, it destroyed the plant.
> > This year
> >> I found 4 of them on a Deutzia.  Snipped the whole stem, bagged it
> > and took
> >> it in to CES.  He said possibly lacebug, but I'm not so sure.
> > ----------
> > I've never heard of lace bugs on lilies - they mostly go for Azaleas
> > and Pieris around here and they're pretty easy to ID if you can see
> > the dratted things - their damage is also fairly easy to ID.  I must
> > have missed the posting of the photo, can you put up another?  You've
> > got my curiosity up:-)
> >
> > Have you tried Safers on it?  Hort oil?  Those are my 2 solutions for
> > insects I simply have to do something about - that and hand picking,
> > squashing and/or dropping into soapy water.
> >
> > Marge Talt, zone 7 Maryland
> > mtalt@hort.net
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