Sneaky pest

gardenfanatic(MO zone5b)July 10, 2012

Click on the lower pic to see a closeup of a cutworm hiding, not in the dirt next to the hosta, but in the hosta itself. Now that's one spot I haven't been checking.

Deanna

Here is a link that might be useful: Cutworm on hosta

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Steve Massachusetts Zone 5b

Thanks for the link Deanna. Very informative. I did find one of these nasties eating the heart out of an eye of new growth on my LS Prophecy early this Spring. I think I need to look at using some Sluggo Plus (with Spinosad) in certain areas of my garden to control them.

Steve

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