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Postby midmo » Sun Mar 29, 2009 4:20 pm

How do you keep them under control? I've hand pick them but I keep losing the battle. I tried an orange spray last year. Hand pick and the spray seemed to work until it rained and couldn't make it out there for a few days and they had taken over. Want to see how other control them.
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Re: squash bugs

Postby smigelski » Sun Mar 29, 2009 4:59 pm

seven dust or spray, also onions near by. they don't like onions
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Re: squash bugs

Postby Bill Hudson » Sun Mar 29, 2009 5:43 pm

"The probability of life originating from accident is comparable to the probability of the unabridged dictionary resulting from an explosion in a printing shop." Edwin Conklin, biologist
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