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Japanese Beetles

Posted by fredjohnson12 none (My Page) on
Tue, Jul 9, 13 at 20:01

I haven't seen one Japanese beetle on my rose bushes this year. The last 3 years I've had thousands of them. I live in Savage. Anyone else this lucky or is it just too early in the season for them.

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RE: Japanese Beetles

Same here in St. Paul. No complaints.


RE: Japanese Beetles

Ooops, spoke too soon. Saw my first one this morning, defecating (or laying eggs?) on a cool Abraham Darby bloom. Squish.

RE: Japanese Beetles

We have seen just a few a day, nothing like last year so far. Is it just early or is there reason to hope it won't be as bad as last year?!

RE: Japanese Beetles

I was invaded by the horrible Japanese Beetle last year and I have only seen 2 and they flew away. I planted basil last year and they loved them so I did not plant any this year and this may have solved the invasion.

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