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Japanese beetles are eating my crabapple saplings. I am afraid these trees won't make it. We are in Minnesota. Have the saplings at top
of slope. Snowdrift crabapples.
 
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Hi Jen,

Did you see this post about using chickens and traps to control Japanese beetles?

http://www.permies.com/t/36988/chickens/Japanese-Beetle-chicken-feeders
 
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I have had fantastic success handpicking. Take a jar of soapy water with you every day when you make your rounds. Their numbers will drop dramatically.
 
I didn't like the taste of tongue and it didn't like the taste of me. I will now try this tiny ad:
Food Forest Card Game - Game Forum
https://permies.com/t/61704/Food-Forest-Card-Game-Game
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