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Re: CULT: TB: Freeze and Aphids

From: z88keys@mindspring.com (L.Zurbrigg)

>From: StorYlade@aol.com
>Ladybugs like aphids . . . and they're kinda cute too.  You can't use bug
>sprays around them.  You just have to wait and let them do their job.  My old
>garden was aphid free for ten years.  Buy ladybugs from any mail-order catalog
>and release when there are enough aphids to keep them busy.  Place ladybugs
>after a good rain or water well before turning them loose.  They need both the
>aphids and water to stay on your property.  Otherwise, they will migrate.
>Betty Wilkerson
Dear BEtty:  Welcome to iris-talk. It is good to have you with us.  One
might note that the ladybugs try to get indoors in really cold weather.
Lloyd Zurbrigg  in Durham NC. .

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