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    Has anyone any tips on getting rid of black fly on Nasturtiums. I was thinking of using a garlic brew and spraying them. Maybe they have grown a verity that flies don't like Any feed back would be gratefully received.
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    the best variety to grow i think is sutton

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    If you plant broad beans next to them, your nasturtiums will be fine.
    All gardeners know better than other gardeners." -- Chinese Proverb.

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    Seriously, I just pick off the worst affected nasturtium leaves, and squash the bugs before adding to the compost heap (they tend to congregate on just one or two leaves). I eat nasturtium leaves, so wouldn't want to spray them with anything at all.
    All gardeners know better than other gardeners." -- Chinese Proverb.

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    I just make my hands all soapy and rub them off.

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    Thanks for all your tips
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    i spray them with soapy water

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    I spray mine with weak washing up liquid

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