pests - Knowledgebase Question

Beverly Hills, Fl
Question by thewildkat07
June 26, 2009
I have catepillar like bugs all aver my vegetable garden. They have done massive damage to my tomato & peppers. How do I get rid of them.

Answer from NGA
June 26, 2009


Caterpillars can be controlled with a product such as Dipel or Thuricide. The main ingredient is Bt (bacillus thuringensis), which acts as a stomach poison to caterpillars but will not harm beneficial insects. Apply according to label directions.

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