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You only need to worry about cabbage white butterflies laying eggs on brassicas!
I think the whites around at the moment are female brimstones. They're safe
I'm still waiting for the orange tips, the food plants are ready.
We've had some about - not sure what, green-veined whites or orange tips possibly, I've not seen them but there's caterpillars on the sweet rocket.
Hurrah! We saw our first orange tip of the year today - it was in a lane near the marshes, on some hedge garlic.