A lot of the leaves in my garden have been chewed. I can't see any

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  • Amanda Amanda on Mar 02, 2018
    HI Mary. You might have caterpillars chewing on the leaves. I would checked under the plants leaves well. I have had the same problem with my tomato plants and found 5 huge tomato horn worms. They camouflaged, and hide well. Good Luck!
  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Mar 02, 2018
    how big are the holes in the leaves and what do you have planted?It could be several issues.
    • Mary Hand Mary Hand on Mar 05, 2018
      AT the moment it's begonias, oyster plants, geraniums - almost all my plants have had a nibble from something. It's like the leaves have been chewed along the edges. Thanks for your help
  • Patty S Patty S on Mar 02, 2018
    Amanda, you should plant Marigolds at the base of each tomatoe plant. One for each plant will do it. The horn worms are the larvae of the Spanish moth. The moths hate Marigaolds and will stay away.
  • Pam Pam on Mar 02, 2018
    Could be pesky worms! I agree, they do not like marigolds. You can also spray your plants with a solution of dawn. Here's a good article:

  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Mar 05, 2018
    It could be many different insects.Try spraying all the plants down with horticultral oil on a daily basis
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