RE: [gardeners] Another corn newbie question

Seyfried,Alice (
Tue, 18 Aug 1998 15:55:06 -0400

I'm going to have bugs in my corn????  Eeeeeewwwwwwwwwww!!  Oh well. If
it's the only way I'm going to get really fresh corn, I guess it's worth


> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Margaret Lauterbach []
> Sent:	Tuesday, August 18, 1998 8:59 AM
> To:
> Subject:	Re: [gardeners] Another corn newbie question
> Peeking in the husks to see the maturity of the corn is a good idea.
> I
> usually only check one ear over and over.  If you wait until it
> "feels"
> mature, it's probably overly mature.  I usually grow corn with tight
> husks,
> so don't have earworm problems.  Even loosening the husks doesn't seem
> to
> admit earworms.  But earwigs are in there, tight husks or not.
> Margaret