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bigbear - 2020

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Stwood:

--- Quote from: bigbear on July 23, 2020, 12:49:43 PM ---Milky spore - it's a biological "powder'.  You basically scoop drop spoonfuls around the yard every 3 feet or so.  As the powder works its way into the ground it will infect the larva of Japanese beetles (and probably others).  As the larva are infected, they turn milky white (hence the name).  IIRC, it was supposed to last 10-20 years.  I'm at 6 years tops and needing to re-do it.  Though I haven't sprayed or anything for the past 5 years and have had very little problems with them.  I recommend it.  Cheaper, easier, and more natural than spraying.

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Sounds great. Thanks for the info. I'll ck into it.

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