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Re: help! earwigs!!

Well, phooey. If they are predators, I don't want to get rid of them.  But
I sure hate them!


At 08:54 PM 6/13/00 -0400, you wrote:
>  I used to get earwigs at my old house every year. They love to live in
>cool mulch, in damp moist spots (wonderful for hostas).
>  They are mainly predatory - however, if there's alot of them, they
>will eat flowers and leaves of plants. They seem to especially love
>dahlias and coreopsis. I never had them eat my hostas. They are
>otherwise harmless, and I only got "pinched" once. No poison, just a
>little pinch.
>  I used diatomaceous earth to control them - but it won't completely
>wipe them out. 
>Diane Frederick
>Cleveland, OH
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