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- As a group, aphids attack a plant by sucking its fluids from tender new growth.
- Keep a look out for aphids on tender young growth or on plants that are stressed and unhappy.
- The gardener's friend, the busy little ladybird helps by eating aphids and greenfly.
- Using an oil spray will get rid of aphids, lacebugs and spider mites quickly.
- Sap-sucking insects such as aphids carry viruses between plants.