Pest problem...need the cure please.

katkeeper36July 6, 2013

I should know this one by now...but haven't encountered it yet...Lil black bugs...lil pin\head size...can fly...biting lots of lil holes and just being terrorists in general. Feasting on tomato and cucumber leaves...ignoring squash.

Pic 1 - underside of leaf Pic 2 - topside

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katkeeper36

thanks for any help.. I prefer homemade concoctions over chemical stuff...but open to anything that solved the problem.

BTW - today's score ME: 9 Hornworms: 0

    Bookmark   July 6, 2013 at 11:37AM
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digdirt2(6b-7a No.Cent. AR HZ8 Sun-35)

Lil black bugs...lil pin\head size...can fly...biting lots of lil holes

The tiny holes are flea beetles. No intervention required.

The big damaged areas aren't from them. That looks like it might be gray leaf mold from what I can tell in the pic. That needs fungicides.

Dave

    Bookmark   July 6, 2013 at 2:55PM
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