Nocturnal Pests. Was RE: caterpillar damage

Date: Wed May 26 1999 - 22:00:11 PDT

Date: Thu, 27 May 1999 01:00:11 EDT
Message-Id: <aabcdefg1856$foo@default>
Subject: Nocturnal Pests.  Was RE: caterpillar damage

>Just a note, you may already be aware of this. I have had trouble with
>caterpillars in the past with Sarrs. I have found that if you carefully
>search through the medium (in my case live sphagnum) you will eventually
f>ind the culprit. In most cases they hide during the day and come up out
>of the ground at night to feed.

>Tom in Fl.

Another way to find nocturnal pests is to check your plants with a flashlight
at night.
Especially useful if they commute to their jobs.

Ron Sbragia

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