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spider mites & house plants

Gardening Reference » Gardening in 2005
by 1cn67 on July 08, 2005 09:33 AM
I have what once was a beautiful oak leaf ivy, which now has spider mites. I first started with soapy water and when that didn't work, I went to pesticides(which i didn't want to do). Well that isn't working either. can someone please help???
by RugbyHukr on July 08, 2005 12:15 PM
Try a systemic. It is absorbed & kills anything that bites your plant. There are kinds that are absorbed through the roots. And, some that you spray on the leaves. The latter attacks the pests & is absorbed through the leaves.

I suggest you go to a garden center and read lables until you find what you need.

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