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Foil Cutworms With Coffee Sleeves

Learn how coffee sleeves can be repurposed to prevent the creepy, destructive cutworms from laying waste to your young garden.

| April/May 2012

  • Foil Cutworms With Coffee Sleeves
    Save your coffee sleeves to use in the garden and protect young stems from cutworms.
    PHOTO: FOTOLIA/ALEKSANDER JOCIC

  • Foil Cutworms With Coffee Sleeves

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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