how to control
Reading about various treatments on your website. Have many houseplants and a number of them Thrip infested. Have tried insecticidal soaps, Murphy's Oil Soap with orange oil. Also purchased blue sticky strips that are supposed to attract thrips. But assuming these are only effective on flying adults, need something(s) for the larvae and juveniles. Would Talstar and/or Cyfluthrin be effective?
They have spread on my car, patio, driveway and I don't know how to get rid of them.
Red spider mites are an invasive insect that will migrate and forage anywhere food can be found. This can be in the yard, landscaping, on the home. They love to roam on most anything in the area including yard furniture and even automobiles. As our SPIDER MITE CONTROL ARTICLE explains, they forage seeking food which is algae and other microscopic plant growth.