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Posted on 17 April 2013 by urbangardencasual.com

Making Your Own Flying Insect Trap for the Garden

Photo Credit: Aphid Farm On a Tulip Tree Leaf by light2shine used under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Photo Credit: Aphid Farm On a Tulip Tree Leaf by light2shine used under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

By Mindy McIntosh-Shetter

Everyone who has gardened has had a problem with insects sometime or another.

The first approach that many gardeners try first is an insecticide but since I am an organic gardener I avoid this technique.

Frankly, even though I work very hard in my garden, there is nothing in my garden space that is so valuable that it cannot be replaced if it is eaten by my fellow creatures.

One of my favorite techniques to use when it comes to pest control is to create my own insect traps. I have different kinds of traps for different types of insects but in this case I am going to make one for the flying insects. This includes aphids, and white flies.

The easiest technique I have found is Read the rest of this entry »

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