Yellow Bands and Ribbons Keep Roses Safe and Sound?

    Yellow Bands and Ribbons Keep Roses Safe and Sound?

    Yellow Bands and Ribbons Keep Roses Safe and Sound?
    Greg
    6:19 PM EDT, June 6, 2022

    Did you know that yellow is not only the favorite color of some people but also insects? For example, a species of ladybugs which are very useful in our garden. And that is why it is certainly a good idea to attach some yellow bands to roses!

    With these ladybugs in your garden you can be almost sure that aphids will stay away. So it is not your garden center where you seek help, but the nearest dry goods store!

    A natural solution to the aphid problem

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    Henry Lai/unsplash

    You don’t rely need to fall back on chemical agents. Just visit your dry goods store and get some yellow bands or ribbons.

    Aphids are some of ladybugs favorite foods. A single ladybug eats as many as 50 aphids per day! That is an impressive quantity! And that means that within a few weeks a ladybug can devour several hundred of these pests!

    Yellow bands against aphids

    Zielone Pogotowie/youtube
    Zielone Pogotowie/youtube

    To invite ladybugs to your garden, attach yellow bands to shrubs, trees and other plants. The color attracts ladybugs and soon, apart from aphids, also the ants will be gone as they eat aphids’ excrements.

    The solution works best when applied before aphids actually appear. Then you can take it for granted that your plants will enjoy an aphid-free summer.

    Do you know any other natural ways of getting rid of aphids?
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