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Old 08-14-2008, 06:38 PM
 
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1. Keep your yard clean of any brush or leaves.
2. Cut the bags off of plants.
3. Spray affected plants with Bt. It is a bacterium that has been used to control the gypsy moth population.

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Old 08-15-2008, 03:34 PM
 
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I was so warned about all the giant bugs here in NC before I moved here from CA. At least where we moved, Stanly county, I sure don't see them. Infact there are less here then in CA. I'm sure certain areas have more but I sure wouldn't worry about it!
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Old 08-15-2008, 07:42 PM
 
Location: The place where the road & the sky collide
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Our neighbor just informed us that she spotted something called bagworms on our shrubs. We have several tall shrubs in the front of our house, and about half are infested. Anyone have an idea on how to get rid of them. I had never known bagworms existed until now. Thanks for your help!
We get bagworms in South Jersey. You can spray them or burn the bags. Call your county agricultural agent.
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