Tuesday poem – Trouble-shooting

by SK

It feels like spring today! Here’s a clensing/gardening poem:

Trouble-shooting

Aphids, wooly aphids, white butterfly,
grass grub, caterpillar, carrot rust fly.

Botrytis, pythium, rust, spider mite,
mealy bug, leaf hopper, leaf roller, blight.

Borer, verrucosis, codlin moth, snail,
lacewing (passion hopper) pear slug, scale.

Powdery mildew, citrus brown rot,
leaf curl, die-back, thrips, leaf spot.

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Pyrethrum, garlic spray, Derris Dust, squash,
Conqueror Oil, soapy cold wash.

Jeyes Fluid, wind break, Petroleum Jelly,
Malathion, Diazinon, Carbaryl, chilli.

Methylated Spirits, insecticide,
egg shells, copper spray, Oxychloride.

Bravo, Target, Captan, Orthene,
Cut out, pick off, burn, clean.

Tuesday Poem

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