I have caught it quickly so no real harm done but her my question....
It seems like I read to take a flash light to the plants after dark
and the worm will "glow". Am I correct or did I dream this up? Google
doesn't seem to want to help me find this answer tonight.
sorry, doesn't sound familiar to me and
i'm offline at the moment.
we catch 'em in the early morning by
inspecting the plants every day until
they are cleared out. some years are
better or worse than others as far as
sometimes we can hear them chewing.
we look for their droppings on the
ground and then trace them upwards.
we also trim off chewed leaves so that
any new damage is visible, then we know
we've got a new worm.
Yep the droppings are the key and cleaning up the stripped branches. I
tried the light thing last night and found nothing. Checked just now
(5:30am) and found nothing except a toad that scared the #&*% out of
me. I did find the flashlight trick (?) under "Country Lor" last night
so I will keep trying it as well as the other methods. I hate those
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