not again!

fiddlrs3(NE Illinois)June 25, 2010

The Japanese beettles are back. Last year I had them in the tens of thousands, so the suggestion that I pick them off and put them in a soap and water bucket was, well, a drop in the bucket. Systemic killing or spraying defeats the purpose of planting for wildlife. Someone suggested a Murphy's sopa and water mix and spraying on them???

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Chemocurl zn5b/6a Indiana(zone 5/6)

Systemic killing or spraying defeats the purpose of planting for wildlife.
I tend to agree with you.

You might read through some of the threads at the link below...there are several organic solutions mentioned.

Sue

Here is a link that might be useful: Search results on Japanese beetles at The Organic Gardening Forum

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