Can you see the culprit?

rayinpenn(6)September 1, 2012

I call the first few shots beauty in the beast. There is no doubt there is real beauty in the camouflage of this little fella.

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ltilton

You can stare right at them and completely miss them.

    Bookmark   September 1, 2012 at 2:56PM
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sunnibel7 Md 7(7)

I don't mind them eating some foliage, but this year they seemed to have a real taste for the green fruit. Many years I only have a couple and I will let them be, they are very beautiful in their way. Nice pictures!

    Bookmark   September 3, 2012 at 1:36PM
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Joe1980(5)

Surprisingly, I spotted my first ever hornworm this summer, and I saw it on the top of my tomato plant from 50 feet away. I think it was more the big lump on a thin branch that give it away though.

    Bookmark   September 3, 2012 at 5:56PM
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petrock1963

I hear you. This year I had some in my tomatoes and found one in my peppers. They can do a lot of damage in a hurry.
I found another one just this morning and I have been looking for him for several days.

    Bookmark   September 4, 2012 at 11:36AM
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Edymnion(7a)

Pro-Tip: Hornworms glow umder blacklight just like scorpions. Makes finding them a piece of cake after dark.

    Bookmark   September 5, 2012 at 6:58PM
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