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Hi there, I'm having major problems with catapillars on my brascas eating them completely before they can get going, even with a thin mesh netting over the top and squashing eggs... What can I do? And will they eventually give up?!
I heard Monty advise that you can plant nasturtiums nearby that naturally attract caterpillers and then you can contain them there and deal with them - just a thought!
Kate - East London
The frost will do for them. Bit late now to plant nasturtiums. Just keep squashing the caterpillars.
not sure if the nasturtiums work so well have had them in my brassica cage for a couple of years they seem to help with black fly but my savoy and broccoli are still affected lets hope for some good frosts