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Q.what is eating the leaves of my rhubarb plants?

Zone Burlington, Ontario | vmorris7 added on July 28, 2015 | Answered

Something is eating holes in a lot of plants around our yard. Hostas, lilies, peppers, even rhubarb are getting devoured. I wondered about slugs but it has been very dry here, so I wouldn’t expect there would be THAT many slugs out at night. There are a lot of small butterflies around, and a lot of webs. Could these all be related??

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Answered on July 29, 2015

Don't be fooled, those slugs can be out there!

This is the time of year where are gardens are under attack by lots of insects.

I would address the possible slugs but also use Neem Oil as a treatment. It works as both an insecticide and fungicide and won't harm bees.


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