something is eating my melon/zucchin/pumpkin/cucumber leaves!

wise1(z10 FL)May 20, 2004


Something is eating all the leaves of my honeydew melon, zucchini, pumpkin, watermelon and cucumber plants. The leaves disappear down to the stem. They go from perfectly healthy green leaves to gone. I check the garden every morning and afternoon and each time I check more have disappeared. I don't see any slimy substance from snails or slugs. I haven't found any caterpillars yet. I was thinking possible vine borers but I donÂt see any saw dust stuff on the ground and the leaves are not turning yellow before diapering. Basically full leaves are disappearing all together and they are going fast. No leaves have been found on the ground. I need to solve this quickly. IÂm in south Florida. Does anyone know what it could be? And how can I fix this problem. Help please!


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BarbC(8 coastal SC)

Grasshoppers? I am having a hard time with them this year.

    Bookmark   May 27, 2004 at 3:34AM
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    Bookmark   May 31, 2004 at 10:10AM
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