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Post  funnygirl on 10/25/2010, 10:39 pm

My poor garden has been under attack by white flies. I'm still showering everything off and saturated the leaves with olive oil. soap & water both in the a.m. & again this evening. They've already destroyed a cucumber plant which a new seedling has already sprouted in it's spot. My question is about the leaves? Is it good to pinch off the crumpled dried out looking leaves? I was doing that to some of the zucchini that have been hit too. If anyone has a better suggestion for a homemade remedy...please let me know Very Happy I've been fighting them for about a month now.

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Post  camprn on 10/25/2010, 10:47 pm

home made whitefly trap click here.

another one using Tanglefoot.

Yeah I would pinch off the damaged foliage as it will only be a venue for disease.
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