How do I get rid of Japanese Beetles?

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They are eating my raspberries, grapes, roses and even the petunias

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  • Linda Sikut Linda Sikut on Jul 04, 2018
    Hi Carol,
    The most effective way is to hand pick them off and drop them in a bucket of soapy water. It is possible to spray them with a bug spray, if you're okay with the chemicals. Wishing you the best.

  • Mary Mary on Jul 04, 2018
    I use Seven dust, can be bought at Most DIY stores

  • Jwi31416314 Jwi31416314 on Jul 05, 2018
    Put Milkey spoor on your lawn to get rid of the grubs which grow into the beetle. The milkey spoor is a bit expensive but it lasts for years and years in your yard and will drastically cut down on the beetles.

  • Lisa S. Lisa S. on Jul 05, 2018
    I use the commercial traps that use a sex lure to trap them. They work well.

  • Kyralee Kyralee on Jul 05, 2018

    Sevin dust is highly toxic to good insects, including bees. I wouldn't suggest it. You might research neem oil or contact your local county extension office for other recommendations.

  • Roni Roni on Jul 06, 2018
    spray your garden with a solution of 1 gallon water and 2 tablespoons of “Dawn” dishwashing liquid. Add some Sand to the top of your

  • Roni Roni on Jul 06, 2018
    plants & garden