spider mites on tomatoes

Does anyone have any suggestions how to safely kill mites on tomatoes in a greenhouse? I tried organics and they don't work. Hosing them doesn't work and Neem oil with a dab of soap doesn't work.
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On Tue, 20 Nov 2007 11:54:59 -0600, "Manelli Family"

Spider mites hate water spraying. I found that alternate treatments work better than any one kind of treatment. You may need to treat every 4-6 days. Spray under the leaves. Bonide sells a miticide concentrate--I think it is "organic" and contains clove oil. A soapy spray is another good treatment--make sure not to get the soap into the soil. Read about spider mites to understand how to control them. Consider predators. Spider mites are tough!
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It's extremely hard to spray anything other than water under the leaves with the water wand. The spray bottles wont work upsidedown. I'll have to get a pressure sprayer. The plants are bushy and even reaching all the top leaves isn't easy. I think I will do a search online and learn more about mites.
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On Tue, 20 Nov 2007 11:54:59 -0600, "Manelli Family"

I don't believe mites are listed on Neem Oil labels as one of the insects it helps. Mites are different. I can recommend you get the plant healthy using organic fertilization and proper watering regularly. It has been shown that mites do not like the taste of seaweed, so a soaking spray with properly diluted liquid seaweed every two days will get rid of the mites and give the plant a better immune system.
You didn't use organics properly, so of course they don't work. If you use proper organic remedies they work, but reading the label is step one.
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