Thanks, I'll give them the dish soap treatment then. I just didn't want to
| I have a lot this year on the pepper stems. They do suck juices and
| will introduce fungus problems. I just smash them with dirt clods, but
| any liquid dish detergent, a good squeeze per gallon, put it in a
| sprayer and put it on stream. It will knock them off and coat them so
| they die. I use Dr Bronners peppermint personally, you have to read a
| LOT of the label to get to that part...
| Pyrethrins work too.
| Anna wrote:
| > It is still too early to tell. But they are every where, even on my
| > I have been spraying them off with water, but worry that I may be
| > too much water on the strawberries. I read that they can cause problems
| > with the plants.
| > Anna