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lilcee wrote:What would eat the ends off of bean leaves? I have holes in some that I know are from worms but what eats off the tips of the leaves?
Do you have masses of grasshoppers? I am thinking that MAYBE they are the culpruts doing the damage to mine.

Could be way off here just thinking.

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Finaly got around to uploading the game cam pics

Here's the culprits

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Here's a couple of the damage

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They ate the actual squash :shock: :!:. Man, I've had them eat my plants....but I never thought they'd eat the fruit.

Has your repellent been working so far?

Lilcee, I've had deer eat my pole beans, so don't rule them out (check for hoof-prints).
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garden5 wrote:They ate the actual squash :shock: :!:. Man, I've had them eat my plants....but I never thought they'd eat the fruit.

Has your repellent been working so far?
Yep they ate the squash and they have not been back since I sprayed. We even had a night of heavy rain after I sprayed but they have not come back. The stuff works really good.

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I haven't seen any hoof prints but I see a lot of "droppings" on the leaves. Could these be from the worms or grasshoppers? They seem awful big droppings for the tiny worms I'm finding. Or could it be some other kind of animal? I found a lot of it on the leaves this morning.

garden5 wrote:They ate the actual squash :shock: :!:. Man, I've had them eat my plants....but I never thought they'd eat the fruit.

Has your repellent been working so far?

Lilcee, I've had deer eat my pole beans, so don't rule them out (check for hoof-prints).

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lilcee wrote:I haven't seen any hoof prints but I see a lot of "droppings" on the leaves. Could these be from the worms or grasshoppers? They seem awful big droppings for the tiny worms I'm finding. Or could it be some other kind of animal? I found a lot of it on the leaves this morning.

garden5 wrote:They ate the actual squash :shock: :!:. Man, I've had them eat my plants....but I never thought they'd eat the fruit.

Has your repellent been working so far?

Lilcee, I've had deer eat my pole beans, so don't rule them out (check for hoof-prints).
That's a tough one to call. I can't find any real resources online for identifying insect droppings. If it's a lot, I would think that it would be grasshopper instead of a worm, too.

Also, I've had Japanese beetles attack my beans, but I'm sure you would know if you had those.
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