A very sticky substance made of castor oil, natural gum resins and vegetable waxes. Prevents climbing insects from reaching foliage, buds and fruit.
Tightly wrap a piece of stiff 3" wide paper around the trunk a foot or two off the ground. Tape this “sleeve” to itself but not to the tree. Smear Tanglefoot on the paper. (Applying Tanglefoot directly to bark could damage the tree.)
15 oz spreads a 2–3"-wide band over 14' of paper.
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Orchard and Garden Pest Patrol
These products provide a degree of insect control and will help certified growers meet the requirements of rule 205.206 of the National Organic Program.
Also consider row covers for excellent protection from insect.
While we try to stay current with product specifications, product formulations are subject to change without notice.
Inoculants, soil amendments, fertilizers, livestock supplies and pesticides are labeled as: OMRI: Organic Materials Review Institute. Most state certifying agencies, including MOFGA, accept OMRI approval. MOFGA: Reviewed and approved by the Maine Organic Farmers & Gardeners Association Certification Services. Allowed for use on MOFGA-certified farms. Check with your certifier. WSDA: Listed by the Washington State Department of Agriculture’s Organic Certification division for use in organic agriculture in Washington State. MOFGA has indicated that they will accept products on this list for their certification program. Check with your certifier. Nat’l List: One-ingredient products on the NOP* List of Allowed Substances (subpart G of the Organic Foods Production Act, sections 205.601-606). Check with your certifier. AYC: Ask your certifier. Has not been reviewed by a certifier, but the active ingredient is allowed. Ask your certifier. Not Allowed: A few of the products we list are not allowed for organic production but we think they have a place in sensible agriculture and can be used when certification is not an issue.
Click here for our list of soil amendments, fertilizers, and disease and insect controls along with their certification status and manufacturers.