Do Aphids Jump?
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Do Aphids Jump?

Do you often spot tiny soft-bodied, and often green insects feeding on your plants? These are aphids and are known as one of the biggest enemies of your leafy babies. Why?  Aphids not only suck the nutrients present in a plant but also make holes in the leaves, ensuring that the plant withers and dies…

What Bugs Eat Aphids?
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What Bugs Eat Aphids?

Aphids are small insects that feed on your plants, resulting in their death sooner than later. What’s more, these creatures make holes in the leaves of plants, hindering photosynthesis and snatching the rights of your plants to survive.  If you are a plant parent, you would understand how these insects can make your life hell….

What Do Aphids Eat?
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What Do Aphids Eat?

Aphids are mostly known for eating leaves. They need the sap rich in sugar and water to survive. Aphids can also eat other foods such as stems, plant roots, and even fruits. Aphids use their stylus (sharp mouthpart) to pierce leaves and fruits. They then drink the liquids of the plant. Aphids eat plant and…

Do Marigolds Deter Aphids?
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Do Marigolds Deter Aphids?

Aphids are attracted to beans, melons, roses, and potatoes among other flowers and vegetables. These insects drink the sap of plants, essentially stunting their growth. Planting marigolds is one of the few natural methods of keeping aphids away. These insects have certain flowers they hate such as marigolds and catnip. Aphids are considerably deterred by…

Can Aphids Live in Soil?
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Can Aphids Live in Soil?

Aphids are known to live on and near plants. They are seen almost throughout the year as they survive cold weather. But can aphids live in soil? These invasive insects are sometimes unearthed in the ground. This may be a shock to those into gardening as many only imagine aphids on plant leaves. Aphids live…

Can Aphids Kill a Tree?
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Can Aphids Kill a Tree?

Aphids are mostly known for growing on plants and flowers. They feed on the sap of plants they can eventually kill. Aphids can also kill a tree, albeit not just any type of tree. Aphids are some of the most invasive pest species in North America. Their economic damage is vast and even growing in…

Where Do Aphids Lay Eggs?
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Where Do Aphids Lay Eggs?

Most aphid eggs are seen on the underside of leaves. These invasive insects lay eggs on leaves where they aren’t exposed to predation. Some aphid species are also known to lay eggs elsewhere. This includes the soil next to a plant or flower as well as in nearby vegetation. It’s believed atypical aphid egg-laying is…

Organic Aphid Control – Citrus Homemade Insecticidal Spray
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Organic Aphid Control – Citrus Homemade Insecticidal Spray

AN EXCELLENT ORGANIC APHID CONTROL METHOD THAT CAN DO THE JOB OF KILLING APHIDS QUICKLY IS THE CITRUS HOMEMADE INSECTICIDAL SPRAY It’s true that aphids are quite small and so difficult to get rid of. However, this citrus homemade insecticidal spray kills the aphids and even deters the ants which colonize the aphids for their honeydew. CAUTION: Before I begin…