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Green flies on organically grown plants… can anyone help?



I have asked a blogger that question already but I did not have photos to show.
They were hard to take as my macro is a very basic one but I got some good enough close ups for anyone to have an idea of what I’m talking about.
I tried red pepper juice with soap, vinegar cut with water but they all spoil the leaves which as you know takes a long time to grow.
These little guests come later when the plant has finally had time to grow and you to have become very fond of them.
Anyone with an idea that works without any damage will be gratefully welcomed on this blog and who knows, we might help others in the process ­čśë



Are they  eggs? ┬ęcopyright2013owpp

Are they eggs?





Beautiful coccinelle (ladybug)

Minuscule ladybug ┬ęcopyright2013owpp

Minuscule ladybug

Summer is a time where we can focus on the small wonders and that’s the result.
Have a lovely weekend!

Coccinelle (Ladybug)

Oh! Beautiful minuscule
Coccinelle. You climb the
Himalayan finger, drink
From the nectar, travel
Far and beyond the stone
World, cross the colored
Deserts of tablecloths,
Read my books, risk your
Life zigzagging your way
Through treacherous petals,
Knock on my window begging
For entry…

In the space of an afternoon
You were busier and more
Adventurous than any astute
And canny explorer.

Climbing the Himalayas ┬ęcopyright2013owpp

Climbing the Himalayas

Deserts of stone ┬ęcopyright2013owpp

Deserts of stone



Ladybug reading my book ┬ęcopyright2013owpp

Ladybug reading my book

So small! ┬ęcopyright2013owpp

So small!

Aphididae drinking the nectar ┬ęcopyright2013owpp

Aphididae drinking the nectar

Those treacherous petals! ┬ęcopyright2013owpp

Those treacherous petals!

Far & beyond... ┬ęcopyright2013owpp

Far & beyond…

Knocking on our window! ┬ęcopyright2013owpp

Knocking on our window!