Getting Rid of Pests on Potatoes

How do you get rid of garden pests on potatoes? In the past we would use potato dust, but it is not available anymore. Thanks in advance.

Hardiness Zone: 5a

By rickv3 from Ontario, Canada

Ad

Answers

We are giving away $200 in Amazon gift cards for people who answer questions on ThriftyFun in February! Click here to find out more...

Add your voice! Click below to answer. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

June 10, 20100 found this helpful

Back in the seventies what we did was go and hand pick the "potato bugs" off and drop them into an empty vegetable can that had a little bit of gasoline in it. It was a nasty job, but we did it.

ReplyWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes
We are giving away $200 in Amazon gift cards for people who answer questions on ThriftyFun in February! Click here to find out more...

Add your voice! Click below to answer. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

Related Content(article continues below)
Categories
Home and Garden Gardening Pest ControlJune 10, 2010
Guides
Freezing Potatoes, Potatoes on white background
Freezing Potatoes
Closeup of a gopher.
Getting Rid of Gophers
Five Pigeons
Getting Rid of Pigeons
Two earwigs on a yellow flower.
Getting Rid of Earwigs
More
🐰
Easter Ideas!
🍀
St. Patrick's Ideas!
Facebook
Pinterest
YouTube
Contests!
Newsletters
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Categories
© 1997-2017 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Published by . Page generated on February 26, 2017 at 1:24:57 PM on 10.0.2.145 in 2 seconds. Use of this web site constitutes acceptance of ThriftyFun's Disclaimer and Privacy Policy. If you have any problems or suggestions feel free to Contact Us.
Loading Something Awesome!