[Market-farming] Market-farming Digest, Vol 77, Issue 5

Chris Reid chriscreid at yahoo.com
Fri Jun 5 14:10:53 EDT 2009

Does anyone have any ideas on how to get rid of leafminers, they are
> tearing up my spinach. Thanks!
> Nicole Sprung
> Acadian Farms
> Carson, WA (Zone 6B)

Reply: For the future, it should work to use row cover on the spinach to avoid the leaf miners.  With  a market-sized crop, the solution of pinching and killing the little varmints in the leaves is impractical because they still look ugly. 

Hmmmm... spinach dip?

Chris Reid
]Stamford, CT

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