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Home Gardner: What are these little bugs on my plants? The red ones are on goldenrod and the green & black striped ones are on a zucchini flower...thanks

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Winchell_hill says ... on Friday, Jun 22 at 11:23 AM

Thank you Awood

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Awood says ... on Saturday, Jun 16 at 5:15 AM

The critters are Red Aphids and Striped Cucumber Beetles. Ahhh the joys of gardening! Both can do some damage. I usually use a mild mixture of water and dawn dish detergent for aphids but the beetles I pick off. Hope others have better ideas for you!

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