I have grown basil from seed indoors. It grew fine, I harvested the
first batch of leaves and then they continued to grow.
I have just woken up to find that some of the leaves have gone brown and
the tops of the stalks have gone limp. On closer inspection a couple of
small *(possibly black) flys flew off and there seem to be lots of
little white eggs on the leaves.
At least, I think they are eggs - they might be some sort of larvae - I
can't really tell. They are about 1mm in size and a creamy/white
Can anyone advice what this could be? I have sprayed them with a homeade
garlic solution that I use for my roses for now but any advice would be
P.S. The basil is still indoors - it has never been outside but I did
plant it in compost from outdoors.