how to control Japanese beetles

1. Remove beetles by hand

2. Plant 4 o’clock flowers

3. Try a natural homemade insecticide: see formula on the next slide

Mix a teaspoon of dishwashing detergent and a cup of vegetable oil. Add the mixture to a quart of water and spray on the beetles every couple of days.

4. Treat your yard with milky spores

5. Plant plants that do not attract Japanese beetles

Swipe up to see what Japanese beetles eat  -  and a word about Japanese Beetles traps