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Welcome to My Jungle - September, 2016

I'm always so torn when I realize hornworms are feasting on my tomato plants. If I leave them in place, they will totally defoliate the plant. If I kill them or move them well away from the tomatoes, they will most likely die and never have the chance to transform into it's equally large adult form, a hawk moth. This year, my tomato plants were inundated with tobacco hornworms so I decided I wa...

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