Help BEETLES on my corn

Discussion in 'Gardening & Plant Propagation' started by giraffe_baby, Jun 12, 2006.

  1. giraffe_baby

    giraffe_baby Well-Known Member Supporter

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    I just was out checking my garden and i have infestation of BEETLES all over the corn stalks... ( and they were making babies :flame: ) i went out and flicked some off but it looks like they are having too much fun....

    Would that cayenne spray work on them??
     
  2. Pony

    Pony Well-Known Member Supporter

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    At this point, if it were me, I'd get some diatomaceous earth and spray/sprinkle it on the plants. I just ordered some myself, to add to my arsenal.

    I hate those darned bugs! YUCK!

    Are they kind of chartreuse colored, with stripes or dots? Look sorta like ladybugs, only green? Cucumber beetles, if they are.

    DE will kill them off, but I don't know how heavily you're infested. You could hand kill, but it isn't that effective.

    Good luck!

    Pony!