Alien Critters Residing under Nasturtium Leaves!

figtreeundrgrnd(6ANJ)June 24, 2005

Hi. I planted nasturtium in my vegetable garden hoping they would ward off harmful insects. There are many ants in the area and this morning I noticed an unusually high amount of ant activity near the nasturtiums. When I inspected the underside of the nasturtium leaves I found a gazillion tiny black/brown eggs?

They are highly squishable but too many and too icky to do by hand. What are these and how can I get rid of them? Sorry I'm unable to show a photo. Any ideas? Thanks.

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lindac(Iowa Z 5/4)

Aphids.......nasturtiums attract them like a magnate. Spray with a good stiff spray of the hose.
Lidna C

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