Basil Plants

Garden Plants Being Eaten


Anonymous added on July 10, 2011 | Answered

I'm on my 3rd Basil plant. Something is eating them. They're after the leaves on my tomato plants too. It may be earwigs. I do not have tomato worms or snails. What could it be, and what can I do?


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Nikki
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on July 11, 2011

Slugs are the normal culprit for this. They can literally devour plants overnight and they love basil. This article will help:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/facts-about-slugs-and-how-to-kill-garden-slugs.htm

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