Aluminum Reflective Mulch for Whiteflies

Aluminum Reflective Mulch for Plants

Surrounding your plant with reflective material such as aluminum or silver polyethylene mulch that reflects light up onto the leaves of plants (also known as Aluminum Reflective Mulch), makes it difficult for whiteflies to find the plant. If you have a limited budget you can cover cardboard with aluminum foil. Read more at Gardening Know […]

Natural Predators of Whiteflies

Beneficial Insects - lacewings

Natural Predators β€” You can purchase female beetles, parasitic wasps, spiders, and lacewings and add them to your garden as a first defense against whiteflies. These are readily available at most garden shops and online.  The female beetles and lacewings will eat the eggs of whiteflies, spiders β€œnet” the grown whiteflies for food and parasitic wasps […]

How to Exterminate Ants Organically

Ants. You might not associated ants as pests to your garden; after all, they don’t chew or suck the juice out of leaves. So, why is it important to remove ants from your garden? Ants have a symbiotic relationship with pests such as aphids and whiteflies. They love the honeydew that is excreted by these […]

Shower Your Plants – For Whiteflies

Whiteflies - garden pests

Water β€” Use a jet of water to blast whiteflies and wash them off your plants and leaves. You should then rub a weak solution of insecticidal soap onto the leaves in the late afternoon. Repeat this process every week to control and get rid of whiteflies. Note from Gail: This is what I use […]