Suggestions I've found for the cabbage worms, include the
use of some wasps which lay eggs into the worms.
For the silverleaf whitefly, oil is suggested, so I tried some
corn oil and I'm not really sure that is as alkaline as needed.
Soap is suggested as a good alkaline to use and I'm reading
that it kills all stages of whiteflies. So I'm wondering if it
would be okay to put some dish detergent into a bottle of
water and spray the leaves with this.
Some of the things I've tried:
1) corn oil in a water dilution (doesn't seem to have an effect)
2) cinnamon with corn oil in a water dilution (no effect but clogs
the hand pumped spray bottle)
3) I've placed some cinnamon around the base of the plant
hoping the smell might work (no noticeable effect).
4) I've placed chopped onion around the base as well (no
I guess maybe if the cinnamon is absorbed into the plant ???
There are two questions...
1) treatment of cabbage worms (they have very healthy appetites).
2) treatment of silverleaf whitefly
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