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Nasty Thrips

Why do I suddenly have an influx of those nasty little insects, thrips, all over my potted plants! How do I rid of them? Thank you!
Submitted by BHGPhotoContest

Have you recently acquired a new plant? Or have you purchased locally grown cut flowers? Both of those can introduce thrips.

Control them by using yellow sticky cards (http://www.gardensalive.com/product.asp?pn=2833) or an insecticide containing spinosad.



---Justin, Senior Garden Editor, BHG.com

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