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    Green Ladybugs

    What are those little green ladybugs? They are everywhere in Omaha and they are playing havoc on our flowers! They are chewing holes in the petals and are impossible to keep away. Is there anything at Lowe's that can be purchased to spray on flowers to keep these little bastards away? Thanks!



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    Re: Green Ladybugs

    These?



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    Re: Green Ladybugs

    Nope. They literally are identical to ladybugs...except green.



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    Re: Green Ladybugs

    Bean leaf beetles?



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    Re: Green Ladybugs

    The green ones make you horny - or maybe those are M & M's - can't remember... been too long!


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    Re: Green Ladybugs

    like this?



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    Re: Green Ladybugs

    Maybe a cucumber beetle...?


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    Re: Green Ladybugs

    Aren't they those Japanese "ladybugs" that were imported a few years back because, like ladybugs, they eliminated a certain pest, however, since they have no natural predator here, their growth was unchecked and their population skyrocketed and became a pest themselves?


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    Re: Green Ladybugs

    Quote Originally Posted by jdoggivjc View Post
    Aren't they those Japanese "ladybugs" that were imported a few years back because, like ladybugs, they eliminated a certain pest, however, since they have no natural predator here, their growth was unchecked and their population skyrocketed and became a pest themselves?
    Not likely those are redish/orange in color.




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    Re: Green Ladybugs

    Who you callin' a lady!



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    Re: Green Ladybugs

    Tough to tell it's green from the picture. I just killed this sucker moments ago.



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    Re: Green Ladybugs

    Cucumber beetles wreak havoc on plants:



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    Re: Green Ladybugs

    Quote Originally Posted by isucyfan View Post
    These?


    Is this a Green June Beetle? They are all over my trees.



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    Re: Green Ladybugs

    Quote Originally Posted by SC Cy View Post
    Tough to tell it's green from the picture. I just killed this sucker moments ago.
    Yep, those are cucumber beetles.


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    Re: Green Ladybugs

    Quote Originally Posted by h-man64 View Post
    Is this a Green June Beetle? They are all over my trees.
    No those are Japanese Beetles, which are an invasive species that cause damage to plants, too.


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