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infestation of moths in garden

Posted by luvpatch 9 (My Page) on
Mon, Nov 18, 13 at 14:08

Hi! I have a sudden infestation of these moths in my entire yard in Houston and am wondering if they are harmful and what I should do about it? They are everywhere! Thanks for any help!


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RE: infestation of moths in garden

I'm not an expert but that looks like a Miller moth. The swarm when it's breeding time and then disappear pretty quickly. You may find their larvae munching your garden come Spring. If you find that they do a lot of damage that would be the time to treat them.


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