Japenese Beetle

 
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Guest - Nov 13, 2007 05:15 PM EDT
great picture
Guest - Aug 10, 2007 06:23 PM EDT
I have them in my globe willow trees...went to university extension office they told me they were june bugs... big help... i used bayer systemic and it is killing the bugs but only after they bite or sting the tree...how do i make my tree stop sapping ... any input would be very much appreciated
Guest - Aug 01, 2007 08:15 PM EDT
For Japanese Beetles, try a product called Milky Spore. It is like a virus which similar to the bubonic plague to the Japanese Beetles in the grub stage. Home Depot sells it or you can buy in quantity on line. It will work to destroy the population for up to 20 years! I treated my lawn & garden this year & gave up on the spraying. They multiply like bunnies and eat your garden just as quickly as locusts. Now is the perfect time to treat your lawn and garden when they are breeding. Don't wait another year like I did! Lot's of information on line about the product & it's safe, organic and residual.
Guest - Jul 04, 2007 03:06 PM EDT
I hate this insect. This year I attracted multiple black birds, crackles, and red-winged black birds, hoping they would eat them. I think they may have sampled them, but did not like the taste. Now I will try the onion and garlic idea. I have nesting Blue Birds, and I am fearful of using too much pesticides. Thanks for the idea.
Guest - Jun 21, 2006 12:35 AM EDT
IT IS A GOOD SHOOT
Guest - Jul 06, 2005 09:22 AM EDT
Woo Hoo thanks foe the tip I neve heard of that before I will be tryig it Thanks Z
Guest - Jul 06, 2005 07:05 AM EDT
Nice photo to view. Yes, these can be a menace, but you can control them from eating your hard work in the garden. Take a gallon jug, add fresh ground or chopped up garlic & onion. fill with warm to hot water, let sit for 48 hours. Then use this "tonic", and spray your plants with it.Use excess garlic & onion from this & put around your plants.
Guest - Apr 07, 2005 09:18 AM EDT
Excellent photo! I too hate those bugs, finally I dug up my cannas and tossed them, due to these critters destroying the foilage.
Guest - Apr 07, 2005 08:57 AM EDT
Beautiful color. Nice how you caught it munching away!
Guest - Aug 16, 2004 06:51 PM EDT
boy you are not kidding. I know you all had a bad year of them. i got lucky. but boy can they do devastation to flowers Z
Guest - Aug 16, 2004 04:29 PM EDT
Great shot,those Beetles are very good subjects, nice color.Hell on the roses though.

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