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It looks like I have some sort of bug nibbling at my cabbage leaves. They're making small holes in the leaf. What can I put on the plants to stop the bugs? I'm totally organic, so no chemicals, please. Any ideas?

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Try white flour

Sprinkle white flour over your plants late afternoon. Moisture causes it to stick to the bugs and suffocate. Works best if you are getting frosts. We have been doing this for years and works well.

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Good to know! I am so glad I

Good to know! I am so glad I checked this post out, found something I am going to use. Thanks duomom for answering and thanks Analeece for asking!


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