tcy1227
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White and Green Bugs on tomatoes - w. pix

Hi all,

This is my first post of the season - my 2nd growing tomatoes in my rooftop garden. I have 3 plants in separate pots. The other day I returned from a long weekend away to my plants covered in white (what look like) larva, and tiny green bugs (look like minature grasshoppers). I have also found a few small caterpillars, grey-ish and white in color (of which I could not get a picture).

Please look at the pix and let me know what you think.

I have already added ladybugs to my plants in the thought that these might by aphids...

any other suggestions would be most welcome.

Thanks.

Tom




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vintagejuls
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Definitely Aphids which will make the Ladybugs happy. :wink:
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tcy1227
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Thanks for the info - everyone concur? Also, do aphids affect the fruit that has already been growing?

I was hoping the ladybugs would be the cure!!

I'll keep all informed - good fruit growing so hopefully no permanent harm done...
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