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Q.What Is Eating My Plants?

Zone Brentwood, TN | Porternd added on August 12, 2020 | Answered

Hi! Something is eating my red pepper,cayenne pepper, basil and other plants leaves (see pic) Neem oil does not work I just. Started to use ortho bug geta thinking it was a slug but I have not noticed any dead slug anywhere Please help!!!

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Answered on August 14, 2020

It, very well, could be a slug! It can be very difficult to say without catching the culprit in the act.

I would advise trying multiple methods of control until you can pin down, for certain, what is causing the damage.

Here are some articles that will help:




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Answered on September 3, 2020

Thank you so much for all the advice. I am just now getting back and on task and will use them as soon as tonight. Making that hot pepper mix to use tomorrow and trying to get a toad to eat the potential slug!

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