by Duluth News Tribune
May 23, 2012 at 7:00 pm in Duluth News Tribune
Mass of variegated cutworm moths is a first in our area; hungry caterpillars will be hatching soon. Continue Reading
Tags: animals, Environment, Garden, Home and Garden, Outdoors 3 Comments »
oh goody- we now have the trio for destruction of NE MN- mining pollution, destructive polluting fires, and defoliating moths. Wonder if the moths would make good fish bait? Tent catepillars don’t.
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The outbreak reaches into Manitoba and is quite severe in the great plains states.
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I would think you would control them in the garden like ordinary cutworms- collar the plants, put a plate of beer out, and or use diatomacious earth on the ground. Then like I do for army worms- use a garden hose and wash down what you can and often.
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