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My dh brought home a really big and beautiful mum a few weeks ago. We put it in a planter on the front porch. It was starting to look sickly and my dh looked at it tonight and told me it was loaded with aphids. I would like to try to save it if possible. It was very beautiful at first. Is there a way I can get rid of them ans save it? Or is it a hopeless case?

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Asked by Bugbait at 8:10 PM on Nov. 20, 2010 in Home & Garden

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  • lady bugs eat them! Aphids are their meal of choice. You can buy some at the local garden stores around here. I don't know about where you are...

    Answer by fourisplenty at 8:10 PM on Nov. 20, 2010

  • You can get sprays at the garden centers or home depot.

    Answer by Bmat at 8:19 PM on Nov. 20, 2010

  • sevin dust works pretty well. You can buy it at walmart.

    Answer by sweet29mom at 8:22 PM on Nov. 20, 2010

  • Get some spary or dust, and plant it now.

    Answer by salexander at 12:50 PM on Nov. 22, 2010

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