Our zucchini plants are covered with squash bugs. I know we can get rid of them with sevin dust but I really wanted to stay away from chemicals. Is there any homemade spray I can use to destroy the squash bugs???
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I used a two prong approach to solve the same problem. First I searched under every leaf and mashed all the clusters of eggs I found. Small brown round eggs laid in groups between the veins of the leaves. Then I sprayed all the squash bugs I could find with a dawn dish soap mixture. I believe it easily kills the young freshly hatched bugs. The larger adults I would stop and mash them individualy, not being sure they would succumb to the dish soap. I would suggest you do this in the morning before the heat of the day when they may hide in the mulch. I have read in other places that would suggest you not mulch as it gives them places to hide, but the heat of Oklahoma does not give me that option.

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