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Worms in my radishes!

Post  brenda g on 6/25/2013, 9:23 am

I was so excited about my first harvest from the garden this year - the leaves were a bit chewed on, but the radishes looked otherwise lovely..... until I cut them up and discovered brown tunnels inside, one of them containing a tiny worm. (So very glad I didn't eat the radish whole!) My best guess based on an online search is it's a type of fly larvae.... Any ideas what else it may be or how to save the rest of my radishes?

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Re: Worms in my radishes!

Post  camprn on 6/25/2013, 9:53 am

Not sure about the current crop, but if you plant again you could cover the seedlings with tulle to keep the adult flies from laying eggs on the radishes.

I have the same troubles this year. Good luck.

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