Codling moth trapHere’s an organic gardening idea for how to make a trap for codling moths. This trap will trap the female and male moth. Best time to use the traps is prior to bud burst – ideal for apples and pears. Thanks to Organic Edible Garden (https://organicediblegarden.co.nz) for this tip . Watch their video for this tip (about 3 minutes in)
5 Cups Water
3/4 Cup Molasses
Teaspoon Cloudy Ammonia (or you could use Handy Andy as its ammonia based)
1 Cup DYC Apple Cider Vinegar
A few drops of Dishwashing liquid
Milk bottles (2L size works well)
Makes enough for 3-4 traps.