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#31155 July 14th, 2005 at 11:01 PM
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I would love to grow cantaloupe and watermelon. I quit trying, because those nasty hornets that burrow in the ground get them every time. I pick the fruit, cut it open, and get a scary surprise of hoards of hornets!

How do you keep bees and hornets out of the fruit?

(These are the same hornets (some people call them bees) that hang around trash bins and dumpsters.)

Any advice would be appreciated! flw

#31156 July 15th, 2005 at 01:13 AM
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SEVIN DUST works for me.but you might have to reaply after a good rain do not start dusting them till you start getting fruit on your plants the bees help polinate your garden.make sure you ware a dust mask when you dust them.hope tis helps.your friend in gardening.mike57


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