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  • Lacewings and nematodes

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    I ordered some lacewing eggs a couple days ago, hoping to avoid a whitefly infestation like I had last year. I've already seen a few whiteflies. I'm growing tomatoes, corn, squash, zucchini, eggplant, peppers, lettuce.

    I'm also having trouble with pillbugs, aka rolypolys, potato bugs, etc. They're the little crustaceans that can roll into a ball. I know, some lucky folks have never had these critters do any harm, but here in Georgia, they are voracious and have eaten plenty of my seedlings.

    I understand nematodes will help control them, but will the nematodes also eat the lacewing larvae? If so, how should I time this so I can use both to control both of the pests in my garden?

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