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Re: Re: Beetle eating rose blooms


Beneficial nematodes man. Spray them out every Spring. Gets the grubs,
flea larvea, fire ants, iris borers - all of it. Been doing it for 5
years. Recommend it highly.


Pam Evans
Kemp, TX
zone 8A
----- Original Message -----
From: Andrea H
Sent: 5/13/2004 8:29:06 PM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Beetle eating rose blooms

> sorry, I wasn't very clear was I? the beetles start out as grubs. Although
> you can kill them as adult beetles, it is easier (supposedly) to control
> them by killing the grubs before they become the beetles. So you have to
> treat the lawn where they are "metomorphisizing" in the soil.
> Andrea H
> Beaufort, SC
> 
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Donna " <justme@prairieinet.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Thursday, May 13, 2004 8:48 PM
> Subject: RE: [CHAT] Beetle eating rose blooms
> 
> 
> > Why am I confused again?
> >
> > If the food chain is the grubs why are they attacking the plants?!?
> >
> > Donna
> >
> >
> > >
> > > Liz, my friend sent the picture to the Bug Guys at Clemson and they
> > said
> > > it
> > > is a scarab beetle, related to June and Japanese. She has to get rid
> > of
> > > the
> > > grubs.
> > >
> > >
> > > Andrea H
> > > Beaufort, SC
> >
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