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Posted by FALZIESGARDEN 13 Jul 2010 - 5:15:00 PM

Hi everybody, just wondering if anyone had any ideas on how to get rid of aphids on my lettuce? Any homemade remedies? Or greener options? My mother-in-law said to try flea powder with pyrethrin in it BUT its the other ingredients I believe would probably kill you, so thats a NO GO! Im going to give a shot at companion gardening and plant some pyrethium daisy but any other ideas would be great.

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Re: EDITOR 19 Jul 2010 - 10:20:00 AM

A suggestion from our eco competition earlier in the year was a mix of garlic skins with diluted detergent with part oil as an aphid spray.

Re: Re: FALZIESGARDEN 20 Jul 2010 - 4:50:00 PM

Thanks Heaps, I'll have a crack at it.

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