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Wacky Wednesday

Does this look like a feather to you, I thought so too and tried to take it off the plant and guess what it was moving. This I learned is the woolly aphid. These suck the sap of the plants and kill them.

I notice they had completely colonized one branch of this small plant and proceeded to paint the stem with soap water and oil solution. I did that a four times in the last two weeks and my plant is looking healthy again.

I also made sure that none of the other plants had this rather strange creature on them. Do you think this is wacky enough for Wednesday?

  • Have you seen this strange bug before?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Do you know of any other method to treat aphid infestation?

    • Yes
    • No

What do you think?

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Written by Dawn

She loves writing poetry, articles on self-help, photography etc.

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