All gardeners agree: There’s nothing worse than watching seemingly healthy seedlings get decimated out of nowhere. If you suddenly find your garden plants getting snipped off at the base, you may be dealing with a cutworm infestation.
These tiny insects can cause significant damage, but understanding the problem means that you can take steps to get your growing space back under control. Cutworms are found on every continent except Antarctica. They are an extremely prevalent garden pest that can be tricky to control. Here’s how to identify cutworms and keep your garden safe from attack.