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Japanese beetles ransacking local gardens-what to do about it

 

August 28, 2019

Courtesy Photo Japanese beetles leave behind leaves and flowers that look like demented lace, and they’re not choosy about what they gobble.

Japanese beetles—those colorful, iridescent compact munching machines that have been decimating gardens up and down the Front Range this year—have reached record numbers in our area, and will continue to multiply and thrive unless a combined effort from all of us helps curb their proliferation.

If you don’t know what these destructive insects look like, you can track them by their trail o...



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