Author: Patricia R. Andersen (MD..
Oh my, my roses were being eaten up horribly. In a very short time, the leaves were skeltonized. My beautiful yellow white roses looked horrible and was sure I was going to lose them. I searched the internet to diagnose what the problem could be. It turns out it was rose slugs. I didn't even know there were such things as a rose slug. After I checked my roses and confirmed it was rose slugs (they are tiny). I had to search for something to get rid of the damned thingsI spent a lot of time, again on the internet, researching what could be used on the roses without harming the environment. I kept seeing the Safer Brand Insect Killing Soap being mentioned in various blogs and articles. I did a little more research and decided to buy this product with little hope that my roses could survive the onslaught of rose slugs.I follow the directions carefully, totally saturating the leaves on the top and the bottom. It wasn't as smelly as most pesticides I am familiar with, so that...Read more