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Old 4 Weeks Ago   #1
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Default I just learned that tomato hornworms glow under UV light

That would make some interesting nighttime gardening.



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If you turned a black light on at night where I live you would run off screaming.

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I have seen her videos before and with the risk of sounding like a sexiest pig, she is a lot more informative and easier to listen to than the 84 year old tomato seed guy.

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Haha, I suppose that's true, some things cannot be unseen too, might never want to go back.

The first link I found had OK visuals, but I found the background music annoying, so I found her, who's this tomato seed guy, or maybe I shouldn't ask?
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Haha, I suppose that's true, some things cannot be unseen too, might never want to go back.

The first link I found had OK visuals, but I found the background music annoying, so I found her, who's this tomato seed guy, or maybe I shouldn't ask?
You really dont want to even look at one of his videos trust me.
For that reason I wont even post a link to the thread or video so you can be traumatized.
Just imagine this girl being a skinny young guy on meth crack and acid at the same time repeating herself twenty times to get something out while flapping around.
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That bad? Think I will happily pass then, LOL.
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https://www.instagram.com/p/BMDMeCzDFl6/

Not a hornworm, and no UV light, but pretty funny (press play for full effect)
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That was great Hudson.


Scorpions also glow under UV light. You can see them all over the sand dunes at the beach.
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Hudson, my husband just came into the room to see why I was laughing so hard. He joined me. What's the song, do you know?
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That would make some interesting nighttime gardening.


Really interesting! So hornworms have fluorescent chemical compounds, as do tomato flowers. I might try this soon- I found a monster hornworm happily munching on one of my tomatoes just yesterday. Once you find one, there are hordes of others....
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Hudson, my husband just came into the room to see why I was laughing so hard. He joined me. What's the song, do you know?
Not sure. My husband thinks it's from Bizet's opera, Carmen, but it sounds a little off to me... It's definitely in French, whatever it is!
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