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Name: Reid
North Branch, MN (Zone 4b)
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Anderwood
Jun 29, 2014 6:34 PM CST
Hi. This was soft bodied and was eating my tomatillo plant. What is it? How can I kill it?
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Name: Anne
Summerville, SC (Zone 8a)
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Xeramtheum
Jun 30, 2014 5:49 AM CST
Hi Reid, check out Diatomaceous Earth .. the food grade DE is great for veggies and totally safe for humans and animals (but not insects) to eat. You'll need a duster to apply it.
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Name: greene
Savannah, GA (Sunset 28) (Zone 8b)
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greene
Jun 30, 2014 6:07 AM CST
Possibly the three-lined potato beetle (Lema trilineata).

Hand pick, squish or use a soap spray.

Here is one link:
http://heirloomgardener.blogsp...
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