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KG PROBLEM SOLVER

GOT A FRUIT OR VEG PROBLEM? ASK KG FOR HELP

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WHITEFLY ON PURPLE SPROUTING

To prevent caterpillars I covered with insect net and this worked well but the (very healthy) plants were covered with whitefly. I removed the netting in November and after some I thought the problem over but the hitefly is still there now. How can I prevent this, please?

Diane Hamlett, Gloucestershire

Steve Ott, editor Kitchen Garden Magazine

STEVE SAYS: In fact you are doing the right thing – covering with crop protection fleece is probably the best option. Sprays are available for those who want to use them; however, whitefly are immune to most, so they have little or no effect.

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About Kitchen Garden Magazine

Welcome to Kitchen Garden Magazine In this issue: LEARNING ON THE PLOT ✪ This month we travel to Derby and a thriving allotment site that is inspiring city dwellers to grow their own A GARDEN FOR GOURMETS ✪ Garden writer Gaby Bartai visits a kitchen garden in Scotland which uses some surprising techniques to supply crops for a famous restaurant BOOST YOUR BIODIVERSITY ✪ KG regular Ben Vanheems explains why we should make space for wildlife on their plot And much more!