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  • Aphid Control

    Posted by Eddie Priest on February 20, 2024 at 2:14 pm

    Hi all starting to notice the aphid invasion starting so want to get on it straight away especially with 2 large greenhouses what’s the best spray etc to use? I have had little to no joy in the past with Neem oil seems to just clog my pressure sprayer.

    Eddie Priest replied 2 months ago 2 Members · 2 Replies
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  • Craig A

    February 21, 2024 at 7:55 pm

    Hi @Eddie ,

    Ladybirds are a natural predator so move any you find into your greenhouse. You can also buy predatory ladybirds online to deal with aphids. I use Neem oil with great success. Here’s my tips:

    – mix neem oil with castille soap to help it stay suspended in the water

    – Warm the mix slightly and it will un-clog the sprayer.

    Hopefully that helps?

  • Eddie Priest

    February 21, 2024 at 8:20 pm

    Awesome thanks @Craig will give it a go again

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