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Somethings eating my okra leaves!

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Somethings eating my okra leaves!

Post  elliephant on 7/28/2012, 10:23 am

All the way down to the stems. And it's working FAST. I didn't work in the garden that much yesterday, but I did the day before and didn't notice anything. Pods seem to be unaffected. Some neighboring peppers are suffering the same fate.
Saw one light green small grasshopper/cricket like looking thing, but he was gone by the time I got my camera. Don't see any worms. Going to have to check throughout the day and night until I can figure out when they are feeding so I know what I'm dealing with.

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Re: Somethings eating my okra leaves!

Post  elliephant on 7/30/2012, 9:42 am

I should have known! Leaf cutter ants! Not what I wanted to see as the next door neighbor and I have been battling them in the front yards. She recently reported that she'd been successful. Yeah, success against leaf cutters just mean they've moved on to something else.

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