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Time to Treat for Insects that Kill Your Garden Plants

Treat for Insects That Kill:
  • For most insect damage, it is best to cut away infested and damaged parts of the plant and place them in the trash so they can’t spread to other plants.
  • For plants infested with aphids, spray with water to remove the aphids, then spray the entire plant (including both sides of the leaves) with a mild solution of water and regular dish soap. A Neem oil solution is another natural and effective pest control solution in the garden.
  • Sprinkle a solid ring of diatomaceous earth around plants susceptible to slugs.
  • Japanese beetles are best eradicated with specially designed traps that are easily installed and disposed of.