Aphids – On Onion, Garlic and Chives

Q: Could you tell me what are the little black bugs that are all over my green onions?

A: Chives, garlic and onions are famous for attracting aphids in spring.

The best controls are organic: blast them off with a strong stream of water or apply insecticidal soap. Beneficial insects will be attracted to the afflicted plants soon and will help with control.

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