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asked in category: General Last Updated: 22nd June, 2020

Does Ortho Home Defense kill aphids?

Controlling Aphids
If you prefer to use garden dusts, use Ortho® Insect Killer Flower & Vegetable Garden Dust. Preferred form kills insects on contact for up to 8 months control.

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Herein, what insecticide kills aphids?

Neem oil, insecticidal soaps, and horticultural oils are effective against aphids. Be sure to follow the application instructions provided on the packaging. You can often get rid of aphids by wiping or spraying the leaves of the plant with a mild solution of water and a few drops of dish soap.

Secondly, is Ortho Home Defense safe for plants? I thought Ortho home defence for lawn and landscape was used to make a barrier around the foundation of your house to keep the creepie crawlies, like ants, from coming inside. But, reading the product label, it says you can spray it on your trees and plants and it will kill over 200 types of insects, including bees.

Also to know, does Ortho Home Defense kill on contact?

Kill Roaches, Ants and Spiders By Contact Kills american cockroaches, palmetto bugs, water bugs, Asian cockroaches, and German cockroaches.

Can you use vinegar to kill aphids?

Get out a spray bottle and fill it 1/3 of the way with distilled white vinegar and the rest of the way with water. This will kill the aphids and larvae on contact. Place a square of aluminum foil around the base of plants affected by aphids. It is also good for the plants, as it brings them more natural sunlight.

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