Leafhoppers on pole beans

leira(6 MA)July 10, 2012

My pole beans have been somewhat unhappy this year, and I just realized that the reason appears to be leafhoppers. I really should have checked sooner, but my garden has always been mostly disease- and pest-free, so I think I was in denial.

I'm going to call around today to try to find some ladybugs at a local garden center, but other than that, what options do I have to get rid of them?

Thanks!

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jean001a(Portland OR 7b)

Leafhoppers aren't on a ladybug's diet.

    Bookmark   July 11, 2012 at 12:53AM
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leira(6 MA)

jean001a, the Internet suggests otherwise, at least up through the nymph stage...but it seems too late to acquire ladybugs locally, anyway.

So...what can I do?

    Bookmark   July 11, 2012 at 8:41AM
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