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Q.What could be eating new carrot sprouts?

Zone Nova Scotia 5b | dfeltmate added on June 23, 2015 | Answered

Each day more are gone. I thought mites, so sprayed with dish soap and water and the next day all sprouts were gone. Now noticing cucumber and pea sprouts are disappearing. Doesn’t appear to be slugs. I tilled the row last evening looking for predators but didn’t find anything suspicious. Any suggestions and advice would be greatly appreciated!

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Answered on June 23, 2015

Rabbits will nibble down entire rows of tender vegetable sprouts.

Slugs would not be effected by insecticidal soap, so you may have a slug issue.

Here are a couple of great links.



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