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I have just dug a couple of leeks, a bit early, but they were wanted for something happening in the kitchen. One of them was almost unusable as it had been `tunnelled` by some small green caterpillars, which I think I have identified from a book as the caterpillars of the Leek Moth. Has anyone any experience of the use of a `safe` insecticide, which has been successful rescuing plants in the past? I suspect much of my crop will be past saving, but they don`t look too bad, so some may be only slightly affected at the moment.



My grandfather boiled rhubarb leaves and sprayed the "water" on anything he didnt want attacked. Best to wash the veggies before eating tho.

7 Sep, 2011


Thanks, I learnt a lot of gardening from my `Granfer`, but not that solution. We`ve plenty of rhubarb, so I`ll give it a try.

8 Sep, 2011

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