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Simple aphid control
Trees Tanglefoot, Aphid Control, Plastic Cups, Tomatoes Beds, Tomatoes Plants, Long Columns, Gardens Pest, Simple Aphid, Jim Long
Jim Longs Columns: Tomato Beds and how to keep the aphids away. Yellow plastic cup, covered with Tree Tanglefoot, don't substitute. Put cup on a stick w/thumbtack & place between 2 tomato plants.
Simple aphid control: homemade sticky traps, two for each tomato plant, to trap the aphids that settle in on the tomato plants. yellow plastic cups, turned upside down and stuck onto 16 inch tall, broomstick-sized sticks, using a thumbtack. The sticks are pushed into the ground about a foot from the tomato plant. I coat the yellow plastic cup on the outside, with Tree Tanglefoot, a very sticky substance that doesn’t wash off. The aphids are attracted to the color yellow, they fly onto the cup...
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