What to do naturally to free my rose plant from this little one?

by Parv
q what to do naturally to free my rose plant from this little one
  16 answers
  • Hillela G. Hillela G. on Jun 01, 2017
    Spray with a soapy water spray to get the critter away- good luck!

    • 861650 861650 on Jun 02, 2017
      What kind of soap do you use and how much? I recycled a couple of Febreeze bottles which holds 27 oz. that equals 3.37 (8 oz. cups). Also, can you use this on Hostas and monkey grass too?

  • Parv Parv on Jun 01, 2017
    Thanks, Hillela G.

  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Jun 01, 2017
    Use a system control by Bayer for roses,it is a insect,fungus and fertilizer in one and will aid in keeping the plant deathly all season

  • Parv Parv on Jun 01, 2017
    Thanks Janet.

  • Mar24557786 Mar24557786 on Jun 02, 2017
    If either of the above fail, you can try Neem Oil is a good remedy as well.. Can be purchased at most nurseries, home depot....
    It can be used on roses, herbs, vegetables.....worked very well for me. Good luck

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    • Parv Parv on Jun 04, 2017
      Marc I am just wondering how much and which straight oil we can use for a plant or square foot ? And is this special for plants only, cold press or etc?

  • Sheri Mock Sheri Mock on Jun 02, 2017
    Something has been eating all the leaves off my roses, I tried oil but nothing is working! WhAt can I try now?

  • Alisa Lyles Alisa Lyles on Jun 02, 2017
    Try 2.5 tsp. of dawn dish soap without bleach and 2.5 tsp. Vegttable oil tob1 gal. Soft water then spray top and bottom of each leaf you want to saturate your leaves where the pest are.

    • Parv Parv on Jun 03, 2017
      Thanks Alisa, I tried same spray last year for Japanese beetles but the leaves fried because temp. so i will avoid oil this year. In our area temp. is some time too hot like 30 + or 40 + so I think I will go without oil. Thanks,

  • Sabrina Sabrina on Jun 02, 2017
    I had the same problem. Some one suggested I sprinkle cayenne pepper at the base of the roses. I did and haven't had a problem in several years.

    • Parv Parv on Jun 03, 2017
      Thanks Sabrina I can do that not raining today.

  • Parv Parv on Jun 02, 2017
    Thanks , Sabrina I will defiantly try tomorrow if its not raining .

  • Alisa Lyles Alisa Lyles on Jun 03, 2017
    oh my I would avoid oil if temps got that high in my area as well, let me kno how it turns out with just the dish soap.

  • Sabrina Sabrina on Jun 03, 2017
    Welcome. Hope it works.

  • Mar24557786 Mar24557786 on Jun 05, 2017
    Parv, Most products are cold pressed, organic and come in a concentrate. I put it in a spray bottle and mix as per the ratio on the bottle. The one I have been using is approx. 1 tsp/ qt. of warm water. It goes a long way. Usually spray once every 7 days or so, pending rain and such....or if really infested, you can spray every day.... but I usually do it once and then just "monitor" it.
    There a ton of different brands, but I have been using a brand called Bonide and have been getting good results.

  • Mar24557786 Mar24557786 on Jun 05, 2017
    It also looks like they sell Neem Oil in pre-mixed spray bottles as well......

  • Lgw Lgw on Jun 05, 2017
    Cinnamon works for black mold. And so does spraying the leaves with baking soda water for white powder mold.

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    • Parv Parv on Jun 06, 2017
      Thanks Lgselby. You have answer my question, for ants what i do take whole coconut make hole with knife fill with sugar put back the piece on which you cut off then bit far you dig whole in the ground may be 5-6 inches deep then put coconut there and pour soil on it , and ants will find there food there.

  • Lgw Lgw on Jun 07, 2017
    That's very interesting. We are having a big problem with ants this spring. I hate to kill them I just want them to move away from my garden

    • Parv Parv on Jun 07, 2017
      Thats how they get food , even if you can't do the quickest way mix sugar and some rice or any other grain sprinkle far from garden ants will be so happy . When you see grain is finished time to time repeat it . Some people pour milk 2% or whatever you have handy may be half cup or so they don't stay there I personally didn't experience this what I heard this works like magic.

  • Parv Parv on Jun 11, 2017
    Hello everybody I spray soapy water twice and it works almost 50%, and thank you very much for helping me.