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I am having trouble with scaley bugs(those white puff things) on my sunflowers. I have read the best remedy is to remove them by hand. Well, I have been doing that but they seem to be coming back in larger and larger numbers( their favorite bible verse is be fruitful and multiply!)<br>
I have also sprayed with a pest mixture I make(soap, hotsauce, and garlic oil) but have also read that keeping the leaves from being damp also helps to eliminate the problem.<br>
Also removing the infected leaves is not an option since they are on all the leaves!<br>
Would dusting the leaves with diatomaceous earth help or would that harm the leaves?<br><br>
Thanks,<br>
Kathy
 
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