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greens being eaten?

Posted by leuconoe none (My Page) on
Thu, Jul 31, 14 at 11:27

What's eating my greens? When I transplanted one like this plant, I noticed a small blue-green caterpillar-like bug in the soil. Should I spray the soil with soapy water? Try to dig out the bug? Any advice?

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RE: greens being eaten?

There are any number of possibilities (slugs, earwigs, grasshoppers, etc.), but I doubt that spraying the soil with soapy water will have any effect. I'd suggest checking after dark with a flashlight -- you might catch the culprit in the act.

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