Good Question: Help! What To Do About 'Garden Bugs'?

Good Question: Help! What To Do About 'Garden Bugs'?

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May 1, 2009

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Judy needs help getting rid of those pesky garden bugs...

Dear Re-nest,

I have been growing my indoor herb garden like everyone suggests — sun for these not for those, separate pots, NO over watering — and yet I'm still full of these tiny fly-types! We started with a biodegradable seed starting kit and followed the directions enough to have more than 1/2 of the pods go into their own pots. (Perhaps you can tell by my surprise by this I don't normally have a green thumb, as last year we had these on our farmer's market plant, hence from seeds this time.) Now we're just overrun with these tiny blueish flies! I'd watered them twice now with water having some biodegradable soap residue (a recommendation from last year's bug problem) and they're still around. Moreover I'm not even sure these bugs are bad and if I should take more drastic measures to get rid of them. Help!

Thanks,
Judi

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