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Q.Bug Eating My Basil Plant

Anonymous added on July 20, 2012 | Answered

I have had basil plants that I bought already started. I also planted seeds this year. The problem is something is eating the leaves and it isn’t me. What could it be and how do I get rid of it!

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Answered on July 21, 2012

The most common culprit for this is slugs. They love basil leaves. Read this article for some advice on getting rid of them: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/facts-about-slugs-and-how-to-kill-garden-slugs.htm

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