[Market-farming] Harlequin Bugs

Shelly Elliott shelly at idlethyme.com
Fri Jul 22 09:06:13 EDT 2005

Hmmmmm....perhaps the shop vac would do the trick and then feed them to my
ducks and geese! Thanks for the advice Marie. I have not tried Pyganic yet.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Marie Kamphefner" <kampy at grm.net>
To: "'Market Farming'" <market-farming at lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Thursday, July 21, 2005 9:42 PM
Subject: Re: [Market-farming] Harlequin Bugs

> Regards to the list:
> Shelly, do you have any Pyganic?  That might do the trick.
> One year, I put all my extension cords together and hauled the vacuum
> cleaner out to the garden and sucked all the bugs into a bag, then
> burned it.  I don't know that I have the strength and energy to do that
> anymore.
> Marie in Missouri where the cucumber beetles are wreaking havoc.  Oh no!
> I'm looking around for extension cords!  I can't find my bottle of
> Pyganic!
> HELP! The Harlequin bugs are tearing my brassicas to shreds....and
> breeding prolifically. I have tried garlic oil and neem to no avail.
> Also, I have tried handpicking but I have alot of ground in brassicas
> and they just seem to come back en masse. Some of my crops are at the
> critical point and I will lose them if I do not figure this out soon.
> Blessings,
> Shelly Elliott
> Idle Thyme Farm
> Zone 5, SE Wyoming ... where temps reached at record 100 degrees
> yesterday! Good for the peppers.....bad for the lettuce!
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