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Hi all, can anyone tell me what these bugs are and also advise how to get rid of them? They are all over my lilies! 



  • B3B3 Posts: 21,537
    Rub them off.
    In London. Keen but lazy.
  • wild edgeswild edges The north west of south east WalesPosts: 7,568
    Soapy water in a spray bottle works really well for them. The ecover type natural soaps are ideal. The soap blocks their pores and stops them breathing.
    A great library has something in it to offend everybody.
  •  I did get rid of a few but there are too many so I will try the soapy water 
  • LiriodendronLiriodendron Scariff, County Clare, IrelandPosts: 7,444
    Hopefully your local ladybirds and blue tits will notice they're there before too long, and start to hoover them up.   :)

    Generally nature provides its own balance, if you can be patient... you can reduce the numbers by squirting them with a hosepipe, in the meantime.
    "The one who plants trees, knowing that he will never sit in their shade, has at least started to understand the meaning of life."  Rabindranath Tagore
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