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Tip: Use split soda straws to protect young plants from cutworms.
COUNTRYSIDE Dec 1984 (v.68#12) pg. 34

Tip describes how to recycle plastic containers into collars to foil cutworms.
GARDEN GATE #21 Jun 1998 pg. 5

Tips on controlling cutworms, fleas, and ticks.
HOMEOWNER Jun 1986 (v.11#5) pg. 8

Protective collars made from aluminum window screening serve as deterrents to slugs and cutworms.
KITCHEN GARDEN #5 Oct-Nov 1996 pg. 11

Cutting to the chase on cutworms. Ways to control them.
KITCHEN GARDEN #9 Jun-Jul 1997 pg. 72

Tip on using cardboard cores from toilet tissue as collars to protect seedlings from cutworms.
KITCHEN GARDEN #15 Jun-Jul 1998 pg. 16

How to diagnose cutworm damage and how to fight the pest organically.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #97 Jan-Feb 1986 pg. 150

Tips on natural pest controls for cutworms.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #104 Mar-Apr 1987 pg. 62

How to control the cutworm.
ORGANIC GARDENING May 1979 (v.26#5) pg. 34

The private lives of five pests. Understanding the weak points of insects aids in organic control. A look at (1) potato flea beetle, (2) Mexican bean beetle, (3) cabbage looper, (4) cutworms and (5) striped cucumber beetle.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jun 1982 (v.29#6) pg. 42

Tip: Use empty yogurt cups to keep cutworms and slugs away from seedlings.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1983 (v.30#2) pg. 24

Plow under your cutworm problems. A simple new technique to control cutworms.
ORGANIC GARDENING May 1983 (v.30#5) pg. 62

Segments of plastic straws protect transplants from cutworms.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jul 1986 (v.33#7) pg. 16

An improved cutworm collar to make from newspaper.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1993 (v.40#3) pg. 104

A description of cutworms, their life cycle and controls.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jan 1994 (v.41#1) pg. 22

Tip describes how to make a "tea" from chile peppers that keeps soil pests (slugs, sowbugs, cutworms and earwigs) away from seedlings.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1994 (v.41#4) pg. 79

Tip describes making cutworm collars from plastic bottles.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1996 (v.43#3) pg. 107

Three methods for preventing cutworms from damaging plants.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1996 (v.43#4) pg. 76

Tip recommends making plant collars from aluminum foil to thwart slugs and cutworms.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1997 (v.44#4) pg. 80