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pests on the peas and how to be rid of them organically

Does anyone know if the moths that flutter with the bees and wasps are beneficial to my Dixie Lee peas...? Should I spray them...and how to do that without killing the bees or wasps?? Tell me what you know please. Thanks. :roll:
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Advantage of peas

The advantage of peas is that they can be planted so early in the spring or so late in the fall that they avoid most insects. Just plant earlier or later if you have bug problems with peas. Use the varieties that are most frost resistant.

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Never had any insects bother my peas. Even when they were right next to aphid ridden beans. Certainly not moths. Unless you see damage that you have reason is to suspect is from the moth, don't freak out.

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