Parsley

Parsley Worms


Anonymous added on May 21, 2011 | Answered

Every summer I try to grow parsley from plants I buy at a local market, and every year just when it is growing well and producing, worms appear and strip the stalks bare. What can I do to prevent this?


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Nikki
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on May 21, 2011

About the only solution is to hand-pick them. However, most caterpillars and worms can be typically killed either by using Bt or neem oil. Here is more information:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/insects/prevent-caterpillars.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/pesticides/neem-oil-uses.htm

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