tomato worms

Discussion in 'Gardening' started by muddychicken2, Aug 14, 2013.

  1. muddychicken2

    muddychicken2 Chillin' With My Peeps

    is there any way to keep tomato worms out of my garden they are destroying my tomato plants any suggestions???
     
  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    If you already have them and they are causing trouble now, and you have a lot of plants, using a pesticide like Sevin is the easiest thing to do. If you only have a few plants, hand picking them off is doable. There are various natural ways to control them or to help prevent them next year, link below has the basics.
    http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/PMG/r783301111.html
     
  3. erinszoo

    erinszoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Get guineas or a turkey. They'll eat them. Bt works too. We just hand pick when we notice damage.
     
  4. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    I usually can keep ahead hand picking. I know my turkeys chomp them right down.
     

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