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How to get rid of spider mite on greenhouse crops and houseplants

Updated on Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at 12:50PM by Registered CommenterAlan W

Updated on Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 11:52AM by Registered CommenterAlan W

Updated on Sunday, August 7, 2016 at 10:39PM by Registered CommenterAlan W

Summer’s well on the way and my greenhouse tomato and cucumber crops are looking promising, but this year I’m noticing the early onset of a greenhouse pest that has the potential to totally devastate everything it attacks: spider mite. These are very tiny pests that feed off the plant’s circulatory system, literally sucking the life out of them. Their ability to destroy large plants is out of all proportion to their size – they are smaller than grains of flour or dust particles, and are barely visible to the naked eye.

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