Organic cut worm killer.

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  1. Tooty2shoes

    Tooty2shoes Hardy Maple

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    I was searching for info on cut worms and how to deal with them. Found a neat solution at; gardentoad.com
    They suggested feeding them corn meal. They love it, eat it, can't digest it, and it kills them. Now where's my corn meal ;)
     
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    Netty Chaotic Gardener Plants Contributor

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    I tried cornmeal for Ants last year. It took a while, but the nest finally disappeared. This spring, a new one popped up about 5 feet away :rolleyes:
    I'm wondering what else cornmeal kills?
     
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    Tooty2shoes Hardy Maple

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    Netty-I know that if you feed enough corn whether it's in meal form or not to any animal it will kill it. Corn is really not good for us or animals. :eek:
     
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    petals Seedling

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    Very good info, I really appreciate that, Thanks
     
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    Wow. I need to try this cornmeal thing...
    I got a small ant hill right by one of the paths, and there's sedum all over and it's all lifted... Can't do the hot water method.
     
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    rockhound In Flower

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    cutworms

    I use BT for cutworms, or rather I used to. Since I went to all containers I have not had cutworm problems....yet :-?
     
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