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04/06/2012 at 15:08

I have an attack of flea beetles on my aubergine plants. Luckily, I have noticed it before the leaves are completely eaten.  What's the best 'organic' solution. Will garlic spray help?

04/06/2012 at 19:17

I'd give the garlic spray a go - seems to deter most pests.  Flea beetle can be hard to deal with.  Pyrethrum (extracted from chrysanthemums and sometimes called 'nature's insecticide') should kill them if a 'nearly' organic control is acceptable.

10/06/2012 at 01:45

Try Diatomaceous Earth.  I use it to kill mites in my Hen House.  Works a dream!

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