I have long green worms on my tomato plants,  i do not want to use pesticides
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Hi,

I have had success using 750 mL of water with 1 tsp of dish soap (I use the Shaklee handwash dish soap but you can use any kind of "green" dish soap).  Put in a spray bottle and spray the leaves (including the underside) with the mixture...makes the leaves slippery and the cutworms fall off....may have to reapply
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Mix a cap full of Dawn Dishwashing Liquid to water and spray on your plants - insects and cutting worms in the garden do not like that at all. It works great for me on my plants in the garden.
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wait for the sun to go down mix 1 teasp liquid hand soap w 1 qt water and spray and if it rains repeat.
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Also cut worms do not like course sand.......you can ring you plants on the dirt with sand.........and sprinkle some old flour on the leaves to keep insects off naturally.  After a rain reapply.
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