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How to Fight Hornworms

Photo by Getty Images/Lawrence GlassOne July day, in two 80-foot rows of tomatoes in our hoophouse at Twin Oaks Community, I found 42 hornworms varying in length from 1 to 4 inches — a collective total of 85 inches of pests! They were stripping the tomato leaves and munching on the green fruit.Hornworms are large caterpillars capable of doing serious damage to ...

Pam Dawling | May 27, 2020

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