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Leaf eaters?

Discussion in 'NEW Gardeners !' started by kelton2000, Sep 15, 2018.

  1. kelton2000

    kelton2000 Apprentice Gardener

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    Hi,

    I'm new to this, found gardening only this year and enjoyed immensely see my raspberries grow. Had to cope with a few things such as a dog that eat my compost... yeah his odd. Cats from pooing in the plant bed. I've combated this as best as I can but now I've encountered something i'm unsure about. I have noticed that at bottom of most of my Raspberry stems the leafs seem to be being eaten for lack of knowing what else is happening. I've added some photos and just wanted peoples opinion if this was normal or if its something I've got to stop, if so how?

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    My homemade plant bed... don't mind the fencing around it, its temp lol...
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    The bottom of the Raspberries.

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    Closer look
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  2. kelton2000

    kelton2000 Apprentice Gardener

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    Ahh my photos seem not to be able to show up... hmmm

    Added photos to gallery since can't get the link to work here.

    Album: My raspberries problem
     
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  3. CanadianLori

    CanadianLori Total Gardener

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    Welcome to the forum!

    It's a friendly bunch here and someone is bound to be along shortly to help you. :)
     
  4. pete

    pete Growing a bit of this and a bit of that....

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    Looks like caterpillars or possibly slugs.
    I'd not worry too much at this late stage in the season, but if you go out at night with a torch you might find the culprit.
     

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