Use This Simple Trick to Get Rid of Aphids in Your Garden

These small, soft-bodied insects are known as aphids - and they can eat through your plant.
These small, soft-bodied insects are known as aphids – and they can eat through your plant.

Pests are every gardener’s nightmare. Sometimes, no matter how hard you try to take really good care of your gardens, these pesky little creatures still manage to find their way into them. If you’re faced with an insect problem, identify them first and then look for a solution.

A thick coat of this around the trunk will usually do the trick.
A thick coat of this around the trunk will usually do the trick.

Aphids, for instance, are a pain. They’re soft-bodied, small insects that possess the ability to multiply quickly. They attack buds, leaves, flowers, fruits, and stem so it’s important to keep them under control. If you’ve been dealing with these insects, worry not – there’s an all-natural way to get rid of them.

Using Vaseline can prevent aphids from climbing up into your plants. If they’re already present on some parts of your plant, you can spray them with cold water. The cold blast will dislodge them. Then apply a thick coat of Vaseline to the trunk of your plants. Now, who knew Vaseline could be this versatile?

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Watch this video to learn how one simple trick can get rid of aphids in your garden.

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