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Aphids – How Dangerous Are These Garden Pests in Reality?

Posted by Irene on Nov 3, 2011 under Gardening

Aphids are every gardener’s nightmare. Curled leaves and clusters of microscopically small black, green or white creatures beneath the leaves or plant stalks covered with a thick layer of tiny insects are without a doubt a sign of aphid infestation. Although they are extremely small, aphids can cause severe damage to garden plants because they feed on plant sap and always attack plants in huge amounts. But are they really as dangerous to your garden plants as most gardeners claim? Right the opposite, they usually do not cause any substantial damage in otherwise healthy and well established gardens. Let’s see why.

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