Foil Cutworms With Coffee Sleeves

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PHOTO: FOTOLIA/ALEKSANDER JOCIC
Save your coffee sleeves to use in the garden and protect young stems from cutworms.

I’d been saving the slip-on cardboard insulation sleeves from paper coffee cups.

Now that planting season is approaching, I’m using the coffee sleeves as plant collars to deter cutworms from feeding on stems.

Joanne Coons
Rexford, New York

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