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Re: Biological pest control in action

Gotta love them beneficial critters!

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "james singer" <jsinger@igc.org>
To: "Chat" <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Saturday, July 03, 2004 5:54 PM
Subject: [CHAT] Biological pest control in action

> When I planted the Jamaican cherry earlier this year, I staked it with
> a pointed 2X2. I just now took the stake out. The part that had been in
> the ground had been turned into a condominium for termites. When I hit
> it on the ground, hundreds of termite larvae fell out.
> And an enterprising anole jumped from a nearby plant into the middle of
> them and began gobbling them up.
> Island Jim
> Southwest Florida
> 27.0 N, 82.4
> Zone 10a
> Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
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