Tomato Plants

Garden Pests


Anonymous added on March 29, 2012 | Answered

I have a 20' by 20' garden and grow tomatoes. There are these weird bugs that sting my tomatoes. Sevin Dust does not have an effect on them. They look like giant red ants with reed bodies and long spider legs. What can I do to rid my garden of these pests? What the heck are they?


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Nikki
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on March 30, 2012

While I cannot say for sure what these insects may be, I would recommend treating the plants with neem oil. It is safe to use and will take care of the pest. Here is more information: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/pesticides/neem-oil-uses.htm

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