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Spot themThere are many species of caterpillar that trouble the ornamental garden. Almost all are moths and include Angle shades, Brown tail, Buff tip, Carnation tortrix, Hawthorn webber, Lackey, Leopard, Goat, Silver Y, Small ermine, Vapourer and winter moths.
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In autumn of 2010 I planted lots of polyanthus plants and Pansies everyone was eaten by caterpillars.Big cuts and holes appeared in the leaves eventually only the ribs were left.I have planted all My summer bedding and there are still caterpillars they have overwintered in the hanging baskets and are now starting too eat Bgonia and Pelargonium leaves , I treated them today with BACILLUS THURINGIENSIS THURICIDE what are the caterpillars will this Bacteria get rid of them?
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Foliage is being eaten - holes in leaves. Can't see anything on the leaf except hole. What might it be? Cure?
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