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29/02/2012 at 21:27

Please help Ive got this little creatures in my pots while Im trying to grow my seedlings.Do I leave them or start again

01/03/2012 at 16:07

Hello sara41,

Collembola, or springtails won't do harm to established plants as they prefer to feed on dead plant material. They do favour moist conditions, and are commonly found at this time of year. It is possible for seedlings to be damaged by them but not to the extent that you need to throw out what you've already grown. If possible, try to water less. Good luck with your seedlings,

Emma

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