After reading about cabbageworms yesterday, I knew how to find out if I had a problem. (As if it weren’t obvious from all the holes in the plant leaves.) I flipped over the collard leaves to see if there were caterpillars on the undersides. And were there ever.
It looks like we have cross-striped cabbageworms. (Click the link if you want to pick this guy out of a rogues gallery of other cabbage-family pests.) I should probably be picking these off by hand, or applying an organic pest control, but I’m trying to decide if I care that much. Right now they’re eating the things we have a lot of anyway.