Mint Plants
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Pests on herbs

Zone Cincinnati, OH | Kristen Thiel added on May 21, 2018 | Answered

I have noticed spots on my mint and basil. The basil was planted more recently, but I didn't notice if the spots on the mint showed up before or after the basil was planted. I had the same plants last year in the same place, with no problems Any thoughts on what is causing it, and how to fix it? Thanks!

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on May 22, 2018

My guess would be Aphids, or another sucking insect.
Insecticidal soaps or Neem Oil can be used on Herbs safely.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/insects/homemade-aphid-control.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/herbs/basil/holes-in-basil-leaves.htm

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