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RE: kittys sales and aphids

You should note Zems message on the Itea.... I read the tag and planted
in the wrong place! (well drained soil and full sun...HA! should have
done my own research)

Ladybugs... they love aphids.....


> Thanks for the tip on the Itea.  The Dahlias all sold at the plant
> I
> explained why the leaves didn't look right, but that they were ok to
> as
> I had sprayed them twice and saw no new signs of them.  They priced
> low - $2.50 - because of the leaves.
> Meanwhile....we had a recurring problem with aphids on a variegated
> herbaceous sedum.  Last year we sprayed, we quarantined, we sprayed to
> avail.  Fortunately they never even tried a taste of Frosty Morn,
> or
> Matrona.  I thought the winter would finish them off, but they're
back.  I
> figured since I caught them early, I'd have better luck eradicating
> by
> pruning off the affected parts and spraying with insecticidal soap.
> will make them thicker with 2 more sales to sell them in.  However,
> the sale I noticed they were back.  I pinched some more.  Then just at
> end of the sale, I noticed they were now on other sedums.  Good grief,
> anyone suggest a sure fire method for getting these nasty varmints off
> sedums.  I hate to think of those we sold taking aphids to their new
> homes.
> Kitty

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