Kale Haircut

The kale I planted early this spring is still hanging on, but there was a point where we were out of town in July and the cabbageworm party got a little out of control. The leaves were all so damaged, that I went ahead and cut almost all of them off, knowing that the plants would sprout new leaves. So far, so good! Here’s a photo of the plant sprouting new leaves from a week or so ago.

Kale Haircut

I need to stay on top of it though. Here’s a picture from today. Time to hand pick some more worms!

Kale Haircut 2

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2 responses to “Kale Haircut

  1. Aaagh! I pulled mine out. Should have tried this.

  2. If you want to try again and avoid the cabbage worm, here are my top tips for keeping pests of your brassicas http://bit.ly/1lRYMoo

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