What's eating my Brussel's Sprouts.

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  1. Griphook

    Griphook Seedling

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    Something is eating the leaves off of my Brussel's sprouts. I've been told it could be a "cabbage worm", whatever that is. I've got cabbage plants next to them that have'nt been touched. I can't see any insects or worms on thye plants, but the leaves are going fast. Little help please?
     



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  2. Droopy

    Droopy Slug Slaughterer Plants Contributor

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    Slugs like to attack at night and be gone by the morning. If you can't see anything eating your plants, it might be slugs.
     
  3. kuntrygal

    kuntrygal Texas Rose

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    I can't imagine anything or anyone eating brussel sprouts! :smt081 :smt081 Sorry!!! :roll:
     
  4. EJ

    EJ Allotmenteer Extraordinaire

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    Pigeons are a huge pest over here in the UK. Slugs and caterpillars are also major pests.
     
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    gardenmama In Flower

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    If it is slugs you can put beer in a bowl and they will go in and drowned..So salt on the ground and they will dry up :stew1:
     
  6. pete28

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    I think gardenmamma hit the nail on the head with the beer and salt. You could also check first late at night with a flashlight to see if anyhting new comes out.
     

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