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Duh_Vinci
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Insect spray/dust? Aphids?

Good morning all!

I was watering my pepper transplants this morning, all doing great, ready for this weekend to be planted into the ground, but I found few varieties have Aphids (those tiny green little things) :(

Can you recommend an effective and environmentally safe spray or dust to get rid of those things fast? Something I can purchase at the local Lowe's/Home depot?

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D

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if the plants are small, and there aren't many of them, i'd just smoosh 'em by hand.

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Kisal
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I've found it effective just to wash them off with the garden hose. :)

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Could you post a picture? The plant may just have edema, which isn't a big deal. Here is a link: https://www.umass.edu/umext/floriculture/fact_sheets/greenhouse_management/edema.htm

(roger, you want to fix this -- I would use HTML but the forum doesn't accept it, the link is breaking the layout.)
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Brian, use BB Code to make the hot link instead of html.

You can google BB Code to get a list of the tags.

[url=https://www.bbcode.org/reference.php]Click Here[/url]

About the aphids, I would wash them off with water.
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Thank you all for your replies! Appreciated indeed! Washed them off with room temperature water, all little buggers are gone!

Thanks again to all!

Regards,
D

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