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All you need is a bowl of tepid water, a bag of cotton balls and some marigolds. Sounds simply, it is ! Dip a cotton ball into the water and wash the the devils off - they come off so easy. Repeat the process the following year.
I have a large Acer which had become seriously infested and found this method online. Took about an hour but so worth while. Only noticed a few so far....but they'll not last long, cos they're about to get the same treatment. lol
Good advice. Thank you.
i always ad washing up liquid to my water when doing this marshmello.. is this not recommended?
Never heard about adding washing-up liquid to the water. I'd say this was not necessary in my experience. The results were fab...with just water.
We have a large, established wisteria that is dieing back in places. Scale insects seem to be the cause. We will not be able to 'dunk it in water', so will try the sticky tape method. looks like we will be doing this for the rest of the day!!!!
A bowl of warm water with a bit of biodegradable washing up liquid, plus surgical gloves. The detergent takes the stickiness away and the things wash off quite well then.