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Re: kittys sales and aphids

These black aphids last year stayed until fall and new growth was contorted
and smaller.  They've appeared earlier this year and are now jumping to
other Sedums.
Even if they didn't do any damage, I worry for our reputation - don't want
to sell buggy plants.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Marge Talt" <mtalt@hort.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Tuesday, May 25, 2004 1:13 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] kittys sales and aphids

> > From: Kitty <kmrsy@comcast.net>
> > maybe aphids on  sedum aren't that odd.
> ----------
> 'Autumn Joy' gets black aphids every year, but they don't seem to do
> much, if any, damage as far as I can tell - it's always early in the
> season when I find them and they seem to disappear by mid
> summer....FWIW.  I don't even bother to wash them off anymore unless
> I just happen to have a hose in my hand and notice them.
> Marge Talt, zone 7 Maryland
> mtalt@hort.net
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