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24/08/2013 at 15:06

I have a problem with aphids in the greenhouse, especially on the aubergine plants.  I would spray them with a soapy solution, but several long-legged spiders with orange bodies have appeared in there, but I don't know what they are.  Will they eat the aphids, or are they going to eat the aubergine plants too?

24/08/2013 at 15:11

No idea what they are, but they're far more likely to eat the aphids than the aubergines 

24/08/2013 at 15:21

Sounds good to me.  Should I refrain from spraying with soapy water?  Don't want to give them indigestion.

24/08/2013 at 16:34

I usually remove aphids between finger and thumb or with a soft brush -

are your spiders on here? 

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