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my brussell sprout plants have caterpillars ang eggs on from white butterflie.they are eating away at them.what can i do?

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how do i get rid of the eggs and caterpillars from the white butterflies on my cabbages abd brussell plants. they are chewing holes allover them




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Well B checks our brassicas on a daily basis and removed the caterpillars by hand and squashes them. If you can actually spot the eggs you can just rub them off.

3 Aug, 2009

 

Well, I've just picked up my binoculars, and . . . . yes .. . . . my wife is murdering them . . . with . . . . . 3 in 1 oil at the bottom of the garden.
Works a treat - she sprays it on. Doesn't harm the plant, and the butterflies seem to hate it.
She'll also use washing up liquid - a traditional favourite,
Her best method though, was double sided sellotape - that totally *uggered them!!!!!

4 Aug, 2009

 

Her best method though, was double sided sellotape - that totally *uggered them!!!!!

Not sure it would do much for the plant either. I'd also be careful of anything like 3 in 1 oil around food plants

4 Aug, 2009

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