I think I'll just give the strawberres the heave ho!! I just don't get enough off them to do much with and I really don't want to eat something I've had to spray continually, whether it's with organic pyrethrums or not.
Peace and long life - Jules
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my strawberries are in an old tractor tire bed, that I enlarged by cutting away the side walls of, did this to enclose them from "traveling" all over the place, PLUS it was the kids sandbox when they were small so it had great drainage! I put poles on 3 side and net it during the growing season to keep out assorted animals out of MY strawberries! works good for me.
i do have a picture of it on my page, towards the bottom.
I've never seen a Harlequin bug (thank God)... the slugs and birds usually get my strawberries and if they don't... I'm frequently visited by raccoons and opossums... should they all fail, my husband really likes what's left!!!
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well I had to google them just to see what they were! They are rather pretty! I know you don't want to hear that, lol. I would be very upset if they had gotten to my strawberries before me also! Good luck.
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