Getting Rid of Aphids on Houseplants

Aphids are trying to take over my houseplants. Help!

Hardiness Zone: 8b

By Keri from southern NM



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August 18, 20100 found this helpful

If you use any type of spray, even something like Safer Soap, on your plants, it will take them a couple of weeks to recover, so I use plain old water to get rid of aphids.

Place a plant in the kitchen sink, use the sprayer to spray the under-side of each leaf, washing off the aphids. If any fall into the soil, it's OK, the aphids won't climb back up.

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