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Pest on my strawberries

Post  peg on 5/3/2010, 3:03 pm

I noticed a few holes on a few of the leaves. What can I use as an insecticide? Spray or powder, or are any of them safe to use?

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Post  martha on 6/6/2010, 8:40 pm

Hello, Peg. How did you make out with your strawberries?

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Re: Pest on my strawberries

Post  camprn on 6/6/2010, 9:03 pm

Slugs are very common strawberry pest but it's a good idea to know exactly what the pest is so you can treat appropriately for that critter.

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Post  auntij on 6/13/2010, 10:56 pm

I am super bummed we have lost most of our strawberries to ants We have tried everything but major insecticide (we won't be able to eat the fruit if we use it). We tried cinnamon, mint, insecticidal soap, nothing seems to help. Not sure what else to do at this point. Any suggestions are welcome!

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