What is eating ALL the leaves on my eggplants,

usha_srinivasan(z5/6 SE MI)May 30, 2012

kale and sunflower ? The plants are gnawed to the stems so I now only have a skeleton plant. The tomatoes, peppers, chamomile, chives, squash, basil, cilantro planted right next are fine.

I live in a city lot, no deer. Could it be squirrels ?

a neighborhood dog ?

So bummed out :(

Usha

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lgteacher(SCal)

It could be snails or slugs. Do grasshoppers live in your area? They leave rounded bite marks, larger than you would think for an insect.

Here is a link that might be useful: What's Growing On?

    Bookmark   June 11, 2012 at 8:51PM
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MickEmery

Here in PA, the flea beetles do a number on eggplants.

    Bookmark   July 30, 2012 at 9:42PM
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