Sunday, April 1, 2012

under attack

Some of the vegetable plants we have started don't look so good. On closer inspection we discovered why..there are aphids on them. Daily we will spray these sap suckers off of the plants, will hand pick to insure they are off.

The warm weather we had for a couple of weeks allowed bugs to hatch. Bugs we don't usually see until later in the year. We do not yet have any Praying Mantis or ladybugs out..each one of those eats many aphids in a short will use other methods to help the plants survive.

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