Blog ● المدونة — Cabbage looper

Behind the holes

Posted by Alzainah Albabtain on

It was only yesterday, I was admiring my colorful Swiss chard. It's pretty obvious, I wasn't the only one enjoying the colorful leaves. Ive got Cabbage loopers, which are small caterpillars with big appetites. They can be one of the most destructive pests in the vegetable garden. The bugs love plants in the cabbage family, including cabbage and kale. This insect will also attack potato, tomato, spinach, and cucumbers. They leave behind nice gifts for me to hose of the leaves too. I used my regular Espoma insecticidal soap to spray on the underside of leaves. And every cabbage looper...

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