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Keep Tomato Hornworms Off Your Tomatoes

How do I get rid of tomato worms?

Hardiness Zone: 6a

Crafty Critter 8 from PA

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July 15, 20070 found this helpful

To keep tomato horn worms off my tomatoes, I plant marigolds next to them. I plant tomatoes in groups of four with two to three marigolds in between them. In twenty plus years of gardening, I have only had three horn worms I had to remove.

By Steve from Dorr, Michigan

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July 15, 20070 found this helpful

Here are some good tips on ThriftyFun. Just follow this link.

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Jess

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July 17, 20070 found this helpful

here, I grow a spare tomato plant just FOR the hornworms.... see, I like the moths....the hummingbird moth....

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when I find one, I pick it off and put it on the 'spare' tomato plant... and then I get to watch the moths enjoy my flowers.....

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July 19, 20070 found this helpful

I use peppermint flavoring mixed with water.They can't stand the smell.

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July 19, 20070 found this helpful

I used sevin dust and what I had overlooked trying to pull off....crocked almost immediately!

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