aphids

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How to get rid of black fly on broad beans

Blackfly also referred to as bean aphid, and beet leaf aphid are small, black sap-sucking insects that are often found in gardens. The adults are about 1-2mm in size and have a pointed head and thorax. They also have wings, which they use to fly from plant to plant.
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Tomato Bugs and Pesticides: An Informational Guide

Tomato bugs are a common problem for tomato gardeners. There are many ways to deal with these pests, including using pesticides. However, it is important to understand the risks associated with using pesticides before you decide whether or not to use them.
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What Do Ladybugs Eat?

Ladybugs are quite popular among garden insects. These red small round insects are also known as Lady Beetles or Ladybird Beetles. Though the red species is the most common, ladybugs can also be of different colors like yellow, orange, and black.
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Natural aphid vinegar spray – A complete guide

Aphids really grind my gears. Consider how much time you invest caring for your flowers and giving them what they need to thrive. You make sure they get enough water, feed them the right amount of fertilizer and you give them plenty of sunshine. Everything appears to be going swimmingly until you notice those black tiny aphids squeezing the life out of your prized flowers. Demoralising... I know!