The black and yellow striped Colorado potato beetle, or potato bug, originated in western regions of Colorado but now is found in almost all U.S. states. The pest can harm potatoes, tomatoes, eggplants, peppers and other plants. The pest will feed on plants during both the larvae and adult stage. Because the pest can build rapid immunity to...

The black and yellow striped Colorado potato beetle, or potato bug, originated in western regions of Colorado but now is found in almost all U.S. states. The pest can harm potatoes, tomatoes, eggplants, peppers and other plants. The pest will feed on plants during both the larvae and adult stage. Because the pest can build rapid immunity to...

How to Control Potato Beetles {Bugs} - Companion planting will help to deter them from ever settling in because the smell of the companion plants repel the beetles. You’ll want to integrate these plants in between the rows of your potatoes in order for them to be protective: 1.Horseradish 2.Bush Beans 3.Catnip {put these in small pots around your potatoes, because they are like mint and will take over} 4.Cilantro 5.Sweet Allysum 6.Fennel 7.Cosmos 8.Coriander 9.Tansy 10.Marigolds

How to Control Potato Beetles {Bugs

How to Control Potato Beetles {Bugs} - Companion planting will help to deter them from ever settling in because the smell of the companion plants repel the beetles. You’ll want to integrate these plants in between the rows of your potatoes in order for them to be protective: 1.Horseradish 2.Bush Beans 3.Catnip {put these in small pots around your potatoes, because they are like mint and will take over} 4.Cilantro 5.Sweet Allysum 6.Fennel 7.Cosmos 8.Coriander 9.Tansy 10.Marigolds

Bye Bye Bugs: Organic Vegetable Garden Pest Control: recipe: 2tbs dishwashing liquid 1gal warm water mix and fill spray bottle add 1t baking soda for killing bugs and fungus

Bye Bye Bugs: Organic Vegetable Garden Pest Control: recipe: 2tbs dishwashing liquid 1gal warm water mix and fill spray bottle add 1t baking soda for killing bugs and fungus

7 Plants to Help Control Potato Bugs (and some other major garden pests). From Tipnut.com. Includes companion plantings/natural deterrents, getting rid of the bugs, and making homemade repellent teas or infusions.

7 Plants to Help Control Potato Bugs (and some other major garden pests). From Tipnut.com. Includes companion plantings/natural deterrents, getting rid of the bugs, and making homemade repellent teas or infusions.

Common in home gardens throughout the United States, the Colorado potato beetle (Leptinotarsa decemlineata) is such a serious pest that they are often just called “potato bugs.”

Potato Beetle Control

Common in home gardens throughout the United States, the Colorado potato beetle (Leptinotarsa decemlineata) is such a serious pest that they are often just called “potato bugs.”

potato bug -- bad news for your garden -- here's how to get rid of them!

potato bug -- bad news for your garden -- here's how to get rid of them!

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