I can’t comment on if the chemicals are winning against the aphids as I’m so unhappy using them that I’ve not being using it as much as the instructions tell me to.
Thankfully the internet found me something that I was happier with – decoy and companion plants.
The idea is that you plant flowers that attract or deter bugs / disease near the flowers you are uber concerned about.
(Photo from Wiki)
I’ve planted some marigolds to try to attract the aphids from the rose, they also look pretty which is nice!
The internet tells me that planting garlic near roses might also help, so now I really fancy trying growing garlic!
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