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AARRRGH!! Tomato Hornworm

Posted by lsmcw 7b-AL (My Page) on
Mon, Jul 9, 07 at 16:41

OK - I know he's there somewhere because I can see where he's eaten and left his poop. But I can't find the rascal. Anyone know a good way to flush the @#$%^ out into the open? Linda

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RE: AARRRGH!! Tomato Hornworm

Seek and ye shall find ;-) It's a good idea to have a couple of tomato plants growing away from the ones you wish to harvest. When you find the hornworm(s), place them on those plants.

Here is a link that might be useful: This insect is parasitized by a number of insects

RE: AARRRGH!! Tomato Hornworm

I second Terramadre..
I raise Butterflies and Moth and I am raising a Tomatoe Hornworm right now.. I wish I would find more..I have tomatoes planted for us to eat and then some more next to my Butterfly-Garden..
If you find the BUGGER,contact me, I would love to have him..

RE: AARRRGH!! Tomato Hornworm

I've noticed that sometimes I blame tomato hornworms when its really blister beetles. They eat tomatoes faster than hornworms if that is possible. We take a stick and knock them off into a jar of rubbing alcohol.

RE: AARRRGH!! Tomato Hornworm

why not use some good ole fashioned sevin dust and kill it

RE: AARRRGH!! Tomato Hornworm

Do you really want to put Sevin dust on a plant that grows things that you EAT?

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