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Bright Green Worm-like Creature is a Cabbage Looper Caterpillar

“What is this?” is all this reader asks about the bright green creature in the photo below. From what we can make out, the creature has multiple appendages along its body, which could either be legs or bristles, and may be segmented.

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Green Worm Found on Broccoli is a Cabbage Worm

A green worm was found on this reader’s broccoli, and was unfortunately hurt when dropped onto the cutting board. Our saddened reader put the “poor little guy” outside in the shade, hoping that it would recover, and asks that we help her identify the critter.

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Vegetable Eating Worms

Early detection is a good way to prevent vegetable eating worms from multiplying out of control. All you have to do is inspect your plants daily to check for signs of brown or gray moths and white butterflies. You should also inspect for eggs and larvae (worms).

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Green Worms in Your Garden

If you have green worms in your garden and they have been tearing through your plants, vegetables, and flowers, there are ways to control them without causing damage to your precious plants and greens.

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Cabbage Worms

Cabbage Worms are bright green in color and they feed on cabbage, broccoli, and cauliflower.