Butterflies and Moths in your growing area carry a serious infestation by laying eggs on your plants. Caterpillars are the larval or juvenile phase of moths and butterflies, few centimetres long and have elongated chewing mouthparts. They can seriously harm your plants by eating leaves and even aggregate product/yield disappointment if the pervasion is extreme. Caterpillars are also predators of other insects and their eggs but most of them feed on plant leaves. They continue eating leaves their entire larval stage till wings develop and fly away. Caterpillars can flourish if left unchecked or where other insects that prey on them (like wasp) not present. Caterpillars can eat a lot and feed on the part of plant that you would like to eat, so the damage is really serious. They can invade your vegetables (tomatoes, cabbage etc.) flowers, ornamentals, herbs or any plant mostly autumn vegetation in your garden. Biological control that only target caterpillars is safer to use.
''How Can You find If there are Caterpillars in Your Garden?''
Monitor your plants carefully, Caterpillars are easy to see with naked eye. You will find nearly an inch-long larva feasting on your plants. The leaves of your plants will start to look worn out and loaded with openings. When you see this, take a gander at the lower side of the leaves and you are certain to discover eggs of moths / butterflies.
''How to control / get rid of Caterpillars in your garden?''
There are a number of pesticides/insecticides to eradicate this issue.that Healthy harvest Hydroponic and Horticulture supplies offers a broad range of insect control products that are safe to use for indoor plants. Browse our site to get broad spectrum insecticides at best rates and directions to use.