Milk for Aphid Control

Ilona

…spray milk on roses when the aphids begin to appear. Don’t have milk handy? Powdered milk mixed with water in a spray bottle can work. Reputedly, enzymes in the whey proteins are highly toxic to aphids.

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Ilona

I started working on this website beginning in 1998, when it was part of "Ilona's Reflecting Pool". Since then I've branched out into a number of online endeavors and work at writing lots of content for my sites. The work on "Ilona's Garden" remains my primary site and is dedicated to home gardener's success.