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Re: Problem- Vera needs help!

I agree with Holli on that one Vera, some type of caterpillar. May not be
tent, but definitely one of those buggers. Can you see tiny black specks
anywhere? Or not so tiny really. Indication of caterpillar poop. I'd prune
off the infected tips and then start seaching for the culprit. Some Volck
oil with soap in it should take care of some of it. And it won't hurt the

Andrea H
Beaufort, SC 

> [Original Message]
> From: <Hollikft@aol.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Date: 6/6/2005 12:40:32 AM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Problem- Vera needs help!
> From what it looks like,,, seems like Tent Caterpillars..  I could be 
>   I think  Eva may know if it is..seems there was a  conversation about
> last month.
> Holli
> Long Island, NY
> In a message dated 6/5/2005 10:55:53 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,  
> vmetzke@gmail.com writes:
> Thanks  Donna,
> Could not see any specific pest to identify!  Have never had  this sort
> of thing!  Was going to blame Alan and the MC for stiring up  dust on
> the alley but the webbing took him off the hook!  Guessing  some type
> of tiny spider even though none visible!  Any suggestions  are welcome!
> Lilac is next to it and has been going strong for at least 20  years! 
> Don't want damage to it.
> Vera
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