Questions and Answers about the Greenbug System
How does the Greenbug System work?
Does Greenbug get rid of all pests?
What are the ingredients?
There are two formulas –
Greenbug for People/Pets is 10% cedar oil and 90% Hydrated Silica which is a liquid state of quartz rock.
Greenbug Concentrate is 85% cedar oil and 15% ethyl lactate which is a by-product of corn.
Greenbug Ready-to-Use is already diluted to a formulation of 2.8% cedar oil, .3% ethyl lactate and 96.9% water.
How does cedar control pests?
How does the Greenbug System change my irrigation system?
The Greenbug System works with an existing irrigation system by using everything already in place that is underground. Program A directs irrigation and Program B directs Greenbug System so your irrigation system now performs 2 vital functions –
1) Watering your landscape, &
2) Solving pest control
It is all accomplished by programming which is easy to understand.
How often do I run it?
Will I smell the Greenbug?
What about Honey Bees? Butterflies?
What about pets, birds, animals, fish, reptiles, etc.?
How much will the Greenbug Concentrate cost me each year?
Is this cedar from managed forests?
How do you get irrigation and Greenbug to run at separate times?
Does the Greenbug System offer flexibility in programming when my irrigation runs?
What about the plants in my Garden? What about my vegetables?
Greenbug should not be applied in the heat of the day in full sun and that is because of the water in the irrigation system shouldn’t be run under those circumstances. Greenbug causes no issues for plants. As for vegetables, Greenbug is NOT systemic so it does not alter the plant’s taste. But we do suggest you wash your vegetables before eating them regardless. And our ingredients of cedar oil and ethyl lactate have been identified as friendly to organic crop production.