Probably no other vegetable attracts so many icky insects as the cabbage family. If the larvae aren’t feeding on the leaves, the adults are laying their eggs on them or worse. Yuck.
There’s not much you can do to avoid these pests, other than covering your plants with floating row covers. The row covers work well, but you need to plant all your cole crops together or you’ll be spending a lot of time cutting squares.
However there is one trick for repelling cabbage loopers that is much easier.Continue Reading