Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.


[/td][/tr][/table]
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» New Green House
by mlpii66 Today at 12:06 am

» Amaranth
by countrynaturals Today at 12:04 am

» Feedback for my 2017 garden plan
by mlpii66 Yesterday at 11:55 pm

» My first SFGs in 11 years
by phoeg Yesterday at 10:50 pm

» N & C Midwest: April 2017!
by CitizenKate Yesterday at 9:50 pm

» CANADIAN REGION: What are you doing in April 2017?
by Mimi2 Yesterday at 9:18 pm

» Kombucha
by RoOsTeR Yesterday at 8:53 pm

» Healthy Meals
by RoOsTeR Yesterday at 8:26 pm

» Hello from SE Michigan
by Cindy G Yesterday at 8:14 pm

» Ideas needed
by mlpii66 Yesterday at 7:48 pm

» New England April 2017
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 7:03 pm

» Garlic Growing Lovers
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 7:00 pm

» Zucchini Tower
by RC3291 Yesterday at 6:56 pm

» Northern California & Coastal Valleys - What are you doing this month?
by newbeone Yesterday at 3:39 pm

» Ants.
by SonSeeker Yesterday at 3:18 pm

» Third Year SFG in Canada
by trolleydriver Yesterday at 3:12 pm

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by newbeone Yesterday at 2:15 pm

» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by trolleydriver Yesterday at 2:10 pm

» Mustard Greens
by sanderson Yesterday at 2:06 pm

» Gardening in Central Pennsylvania, 3rd year SFG
by sanderson Yesterday at 1:58 pm

» Double summer squash flower
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 12:20 pm

» Garden Progress in Georgia
by yolos Yesterday at 12:10 pm

» who has chickens
by trolleydriver Yesterday at 11:09 am

» Hello from Chino, CA (Zone 10a)
by BeetlesPerSqFt Yesterday at 8:31 am

» EWWWWW.........bugs and stuff...good or not so good?
by BeetlesPerSqFt Yesterday at 8:23 am

» Carrot Week 2017!
by CapeCoddess Yesterday at 8:17 am

» Sour Dough Starter
by CapeCoddess Yesterday at 8:07 am

» Jaffa's garden - year one
by BeetlesPerSqFt Yesterday at 7:58 am

» garden ready need better weather
by sanderson Yesterday at 3:44 am

» Getting Started--It's snowing here today :)
by BeetlesPerSqFt 4/28/2017, 10:24 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

Found this on my tomato plant

View previous topic View next topic Go down

Found this on my tomato plant

Post  Ericka2385 on 5/31/2013, 11:47 am

Hi everyone...

I found this on one of my tomatoes this morning while suckering. I've checked the local university's webpage with information on local pests, but couldn't find anything.

I'm going to take a guess that this is either someones eggs or poo... but would really like to destroy the eggs if they belong to someone I do not want in my garden.

Thanks for any help.



avatar
Ericka2385

Posts : 58
Join date : 2012-05-25
Location : Central Florida

View user profile

Back to top Go down

POO OR EGGS????

Post  grownsunshine on 5/31/2013, 12:15 pm

Looks kinda gross, LOL. Guess I'm a city boy, ha, ha. Not sure what could poo in such a nice tidy line, except probably a friend of mine or co-worker. Anyway, better be safe than sorry. I'd just remove it and throw it in the trash, since it's probably not something that would add to the health and well being of your tomatoes.

grownsunshine

Posts : 255
Join date : 2013-05-22
Location : So Cal: Zone 10a

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Found this on my tomato plant

Post  yolos on 5/31/2013, 1:27 pm

Don't know about the poo, but I do see small blackish spots on your leaves. Is this some type of disease.
avatar
yolos

Female Posts : 3044
Join date : 2011-11-20
Age : 67
Location : Brooks, Ga Zone 7B/8A

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Found this on my tomato plant

Post  HOUSTONMOM on 6/18/2013, 4:05 pm

Found the same thing on my trellis and tomato plant today.Does it have anything to do with horn worms as I also found droppings on the plant?
avatar
HOUSTONMOM

Posts : 40
Join date : 2012-12-28
Location : HOUSTON

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Found this on my tomato plant

Post  camprn on 6/18/2013, 4:55 pm

Will someone please take a specimen to the extension service for ID and let us know what it is.
I found a source that says maybe katydid eggs.

____________________________

41 years a gardener and going strong with SFG.
http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-weeks-until-frost

There are certain pursuits which, if not wholly poetic and true, do at least suggest a nobler and finer relation to nature than we know. The keeping of bees, for instance. ~ Henry David Thoreau

http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t1306-other-gardening-books



avatar
camprn

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 14111
Join date : 2010-03-06
Age : 54
Location : Keene, NH, USA ~ Zone 5a

View user profile http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-week

Back to top Go down

Re: Found this on my tomato plant

Post  keepercjr on 6/18/2013, 10:37 pm

I know exactly what those are - the eggs of the leaf footed bug. just take a stick and scrape them off before they hatch!! Those nastys ruin my apricot fruit every year. If you see a group of small red bugs together then you have found a recently hatched group.

https://insects.tamu.edu/fieldguide/aimg65.html
avatar
keepercjr

Female Posts : 67
Join date : 2012-03-11
Age : 35
Location : Fresno, ca zone 9B

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Found this on my tomato plant

Post  HOUSTONMOM on 6/18/2013, 10:51 pm

[quote="keepercjr"]I know exactly what those are - the eggs of the leaf footed bug.  just take a stick and scrape them off before they hatch!!  Those nastys ruin my apricot fruit every year.  If you see a group of small red bugs together then you have found a recently hatched group.

https://insects.tamu.edu/fieldguide/aimg65.html[/quote ]Those are the bugs that are swarming my tomato plants I thought they were good bug.Do you have any ideas of how to get rid of them since they fly?Thanks in advance.
avatar
HOUSTONMOM

Posts : 40
Join date : 2012-12-28
Location : HOUSTON

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Found this on my tomato plant

Post  Triciasgarden on 6/19/2013, 1:52 pm

Houstonmom I had a bunch of gnats in my house and found that my vacuum works great to get them when they are flying and I can even get close to my plants with it. I would take out my full size vacuum out to my garden to get those buggars! It would be no different than a yard vacuum.
avatar
Triciasgarden

Female Posts : 1628
Join date : 2010-06-04
Age : 62
Location : Northern Utah

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Found this on my tomato plant

Post  keepercjr on 6/19/2013, 2:22 pm

No ideas sorry Sad I just swat them away. For the babies I just chop off whatever leaf they are in and throw it away.
avatar
keepercjr

Female Posts : 67
Join date : 2012-03-11
Age : 35
Location : Fresno, ca zone 9B

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Found this on my tomato plant

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum