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  • Bugs in Florida Lawn

    Created by Tamar on

    Hi – I have pests in my Florida lawn such as sod web worms and occasionally cinch bugs. Mostly webworms though. I would like to kill them but not with anything that would hurt lady bugs or butterflies or caterpillars as I have dozens of host plants for the caterpillars everywhere. I’ve read about cedar oil. Would that make the butterflies want to leave?

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    E. Vinje
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    Tamar –

    Cedar oil is used as an insect repellent and is probably not specific to pest insects. I would think that it would also repel ladybugs and butterflies. Here’s a couple of links that should help:

    Chinch Bugs

    Sod Webworm

    Thank you!

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