Marigolds around peonies vs. Japanese Beetles

tristateMay 21, 2010

Companion lists say marigolds are effective against Japanese Beetles. I've used traps and am applying milky spore this season but realize it'll take some time for effect.

Can Marigolds planted around peonies help this year? Anything toxic about marigold/peony combination?

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conniezone5

I would say no. I always get Japanese beetles in the marigolds I plant around my tomatoes to supposedly keep away tomato worms.

    Bookmark   May 24, 2010 at 4:31PM
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maifleur01

How badly do the Japanese beetles eat your peonies?

    Bookmark   May 25, 2010 at 3:04AM
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