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Summer visitor

close up of cabbage worm on cabbage leaf

Our old friend the cabbage worm showed up this week about a week behind the first White Moth sighting.

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You are lucky! I've been picking them (and their eggs off for 2 months and my climate isn't that much warmer than yours (near Asheville).
Comment by Katherine Sun Jun 7 21:24:45 2015
I plant onions around my cole crops and very little damage from those little buggers. Walking onions are handy in my garden and those seem to work quite well for me. Try it sometime.
Comment by jeff Mon Jun 8 07:05:19 2015

One very unique homestead, $1,500 per acre, the opportunity of a lifetime