Can I use it all over the garden?
Yes. Beat-A-Bug can be used on all vegetables, fruit trees, ornamentals, roses, greenhouses, and glasshouses.
Does Beat-A-Bug kill insects or just repel them?
It gives complete knockdown of insects on contact, the natural oils in Beat-A-Bug also act as a repellent . It is a fully registered agricultural pesticide -APVMA Approval number 48765/56863
For how long does the garlic and chilli repel insects?
Although environmental factors (pest pressure, rainfall, etc) make it difficult to specify exactly the duration of efficacy, as a general guide we recommend re-applying every two to three weeks.
How effective are the rain-fastening properties of the plant oil?
As a general guide, the plant oil will remain effective after light to moderate rainfall.
How do I avoid harming beneficial insects?
By applying late in the evening and avoiding contact with beneficial insects, you will not harm them. This is because the active insecticidal ingredient, pyrethrum, will de-nature within five hours of spraying, rendering it harmless. The garlic and chilli remain as repellents but do not kill insects, harmful or otherwise.
Which insects does Beat-A-Bug kill?
Earwigs, white flys, thrips, leafhoppers, ants, aphids, cabbage moths, and all other common insect pests.
What is the plant food in Beat-B-Bug and what is it for?
The plant food in Beat-A-Bug is a fish fertiliser which gives plants a boost at site of insect attack. It is not intended to replace normal plant fertilising regime.
Is there anything to look out for when applying Beat-A-Bug?
Beat-A-Bug should not be applied in the heat of the day as it can burn leaves. Avoid spraying open flowers. The solution can be irritating to delicate membranes so avoid inhalation and contact with skin and eyes.
Does Beat-A-Bug kill fleas?
We cannot recommend that you spray Beat-A-Bug on dogs and cats, however it is useful for killing fleas on pets’ bedding, around kennels, and in sandy areas where fleas breed.
Beat-A-Bug Naturally Based Insect Spray