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    Default How's yer whitefly?

    Or rather, how're your brassicas? Mine are normally caked in the white stuff, but I've just picked a carrier bag full of kale, PSB and cabbage and ... nada. Not a single one

    We had a very mild winter, so I thought they'd be worse, not better.

    Is it just me?

    Or is it really down to the garlic spray?

    All gardeners know better than other gardeners." -- Chinese Proverb.

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    Not seen any around mine yet and I haven't sprayed anything.
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    This is weird. Our white fly mysteriously all died mid winter. The kale is almost totally clear at the mo. Tis very odd. I originally suspected someone spraying but decided that was unlikely. Plus they haven't come back with much of a vengence like you'd expect

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    Mine were really badly infested earlier, but had a picking of kale day before yesterday and only a few whitefly - strange. No sprays either.

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    Ah. Not my wonder spray then.

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    I've noticed a few on my strawberry plants but they weren't far from the kale which was badly infested last year. I pulled the kale up because we were sick to death of eating it. Less plants next time.
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    Not seen any but it's not really a problem I get round here, didn't actually realise they could be a problem on PSB.

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    not many whitefly but an infestation of ladybirds..

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