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One-off (organic?) aphids control

We need to ask a gardener to apply an insecticide to a cherry tree. Neighbours have complained about the tree being infested by insects.

For reasons I cannot go into, there is no regular access to the tree. So we want to ask someone to come once and apply some kind of insecticide.

We want it to be organic – so no adverse effects on other wildlife and humans. What would be a sensible option in this scenario, i.e. what should we ask the gardener to do/apply?

Many thanks.


  • Dave MorganDave Morgan Posts: 3,123

    It really depends on what type of insects that are infesting the tree. You can't really spray anything unless you know what you are spraying against.

  • nutcutletnutcutlet Posts: 27,157

    I should check for yourself what the insects are. They might be beneficial image


    In the sticks near Peterborough
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