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Martha Asks: Mealy Bugs And Scale

Martha Stewart
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Every month, Martha Stewart asks her fellow Garden Club members about their gardens and the measures they take to keep them looking beautiful. Leave a comment and let Martha know your answer

Q: I have been spending a lot of time in my greenhouse lately, and I have noticed mealy bugs and scale on a few of the plants. To remove them, I dip a cotton swab in isopropyl alcohol. If it’s a really bad infestation, I find that washing the entire plant gently with insecticidal soap works quite well. How do you get rid of mealy bugs and scale?


Mealy bug by puuikibeach/Flickr.com


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