There are interesting facts about aphids most people are not aware of. Aphids are the most successful garden killers when untreated. Aphids, also known as green flies or plant lice, comes in all shapes and sizes. Of the four thousand species of aphids known, 250 of those aphid varieties love finding ways to ruin your garden. Infestation can start out slow but aphids can produce quickly and destroy your grow room. Not only do they suck the life out of your plants, but aphids also poop sugar.
I know pooping sugar might not sound threatening but stay with me– these sugary nuggets attract unwanted ants in your loving garden. Sugar-loving ants will literally farm the aphids like livestock and milk them like cows. That’s a combo that you don’t want to see in your garden. Before you read on, don’t miss the details on aphid prevention, identification, and eradication in our latest video: