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Sticky traps can be wildly effective at snagging winged pests before they swoop in on your garden plants, so why not recreate their magic with the materials you have on hand? Mix 1 quart corn syrup with 1 quart water on the stovetop until it comes to a boil, then brush it on a brightly colored paper to attract the offending insects. The sticky corn syrup spread shouldn't dry, and you can stick it in your garden on the end of a popsicle stick or clothespin, or by hanging from string.
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