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What's wrong with my cabbage

Post  Kountryprepper on 7/7/2013, 7:20 pm

I was doing a walk through this morning and noticed this cabbage
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Post  sanderson on 7/7/2013, 7:31 pm

Wow! Hope someone can help you, because that is nasty looking.
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Post  camprn on 7/7/2013, 8:39 pm

Cabbage worms.

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Post  southern gardener on 7/7/2013, 9:57 pm

Agree...cabbage worms. Those little white butterflies (moths actually) lay eggs on cabbage family crops. the eggs hatch and turn into hungry caterpillars!! http://www.colostate.edu/Depts/CoopExt/4DMG/images/cabworm2.jpg
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Post  Kountryprepper on 7/8/2013, 7:33 pm

Should I cut that one out to save the others?
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Post  camprn on 7/8/2013, 8:17 pm

Nope, just find them and squish them. Maybe cover the cabbages with tulle. There are several back threads about cabbage worms. You can find them using the search feature on the left of your screen.

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Post  RoOsTeR on 7/9/2013, 9:27 am

My BS are under current attack! Big time! get that pesky wabbi  Discovered them this morning and pulled a good 30+ off already. If I hadn't taken vacation last week, I would have taken the day off to counterstrike.
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Post  camprn on 7/9/2013, 9:50 am

RoOsTeR wrote:My BS are under current attack! Big time! get that pesky wabbi  Discovered them this morning and pulled a good 30+ off already. If I hadn't taken vacation last week, I would have taken the day  off to counterstrike.
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When I grew BS, when the plants were small enough I kept them under a hoop of tulle. After that it was daily inspections, search and destroy.

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