Can You Drown Aphids
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Can You Drown Aphids

Being a relatively hardy species, aphids can be a difficult pest to get rid of. These insects can take over your plants quickly on both indoor houseplants and the outdoor growth in your garden beds. While pesticides to kill aphids are available, you should look into natural alternatives before resorting to a chemical treatment. One…

Do Aphids Fly?
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Do Aphids Fly?

What is the one word that comes to your mind when you see aphids on your plants? It is ‘annoying’ for us. Often identified by their green color, aphids are literally sapsuckers that don’t take long to grow in numbers and damage your plants without warning.  What’s worse is that these often green bugs can…

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…