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Old 06-19-2011, 12:02 AM   #1
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hello,
i was walking around in my garden the last couple days and noticed rose bugs all over my blackberries and apple trees.
any advise out there? birds dont like them and i am not big on chemicals to allieviate the problem but i dont seem to be able to pick them off
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Old 06-19-2011, 06:13 AM   #2
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hello,
i was walking around in my garden the last couple days and noticed rose bugs all over my blackberries and apple trees.
any advise out there? birds dont like them and i am not big on chemicals to allieviate the problem but i dont seem to be able to pick them off
Could you please provide a photo of these? There are many different insects that will feed on roses.
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Old 06-19-2011, 09:25 AM   #3
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A photo would definitely help so we can see if you have Rose chafers? aphids? beetles or something other......
Meanwhile, try spraying them off with a strong blast of water.
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