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They look like Moth eggs to me, and the larvae that turn into moths could be responsible for that damage. (Moth larvae:Moth::Caterpillar:Butterfly) It's possible they're slug eggs. It's uncommon but not rare for snails to lay eggs on vegetation. http://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/insects/slug-snail-eggs.htm I'm going with moth, because ...


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There is a few options I think will come to good use for you: 1) use predatory bugs such as ladybugs, lacewing, or the mealybug destroyer (Cryptolaemus montrouzieri). These guys should help cut them down. 2) Use a bug blaster attachment to a hose and spray them off to reduce the number of bugs. Use leaf shine or neem oil because this discourages future ...


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Few suggestions from someone that had been in a similar situation. I ended up purchasing a closed compost bin to hopefully reduce the bugs. As mentioned, you will have bugs so you can't totally avoid them but reduce it by covering up the bin. Secondly, don't put meat and other kitchen was in the compost. It will likely attract rodents as well.


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Try Diatamaceous Earth (Food Grade) if you are concerned about bugs in the bin. Other options to consider are homemade gnat traps using plastic bottles where you can trap the fungus gnats. You can search online for how to easily make the traps. You can also freeze or microwave the vegetable/fruits before putting them in the bin to destroy the eggs that ...


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huge mosquito target here. I've tried almost everything to keep mosquitoes away from me. There is some anecdotal, and my personal evidence, of keeping insect pests away using garlic and other "smelly" herbs planted near other plants. The problem is, it only works in about a 6" diameter circle in perfectly still weather. Any breeze at all blows away the ...


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From my research, sort of. The garlic plant itself does not keep bugs away but when you make a paste or spray garlic water onto the plants that acts a lot like the pesticide that can be used. It helps keep them away, which is nice. It can also keep away snakes from above. You can even use this to help keep moles, voles, and ground hogs from getting to the ...


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As far as I can tell, there is very little empirical data on garlic and mosquitoes. And all of the studies I have seen show mixed results for ingesting garlic or using garlic as a mosquito repellent. That leaves you with anecdotal evidence, so here's mine. My garlic patch used to be 30 some feet from my deck. A few years ago, I moved it so it is now just ...


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I have no idea what type of bug that is, but if you determine that it's detrimental to the plant and you need to get rid of it, the safest thing to use is diatomaceous earth. It kills bugs with hard exoskeletons by microscopically puncturing their shells and dehydrating them. It does no harm to animals or plants without exoskeletons. In fact some farmers in ...


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It looks like springtails (Collembola sp.), although it's a bit difficult to assess from the picture. I often find them in my papyruses, and I like to think that they play a beneficial part of the small eco-system. They don't do the plants any harm.



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