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Leafy Greens

Bok Choy: How to Check for Bugs

Bok Choy is frequently infested with insects. It must be checked. How to check bok choy 1. Remove each leaf from the head. 2. Soak the leaves in a solution of vegetable wash and water. Enough vegetable wash should be used to make the solution feel slippery and sudsy. The solution should be in a…

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Arulga: How to Check for Bugs

Arugala is frequently infested with insects and must be checked. Look for aphids, thrips and mites. How to check arugala 1. Remove the leaves from the stem. 2. Soak the leaves in a solution of vegetable wash and water. Enough vegetable wash should be used to make the solution feel slippery and sudsy. The solution…

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Parsley: How to Check for Bugs

Fresh Parsley is Frequently Infested with insects and must be checked. Preliminary check (to determine if herbs can be cleaned or must be discarded): Note: Herbs must not be wet for this process to be effective. 1. Hold a bundle of the herbs by their stem. 2. Bang the bunch of herbs on a white…

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Oregano: How to Check for Bugs

Fresh Oregano is Frequently Infested with insects and must be checked. Preliminary check (to determine if herbs can be cleaned or must be discarded): Note: Herbs must not be wet for this process to be effective. 1. Hold a bundle of the herbs by their stem. 2. Bang the bunch of herbs on a white…

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Mint Leaves: How to Check for Bugs

Fresh Mint is Frequently Infested with insects. How to clean mint 1. Remove the leaves from the stem. 2. Soak the leaves in a solution of vegetable wash and water. Enough vegetable wash should be used to make the solution feel slippery and sudsy. The solution should be in a vessel that is large enough…

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Dill: How to Check for Bugs

Fresh Dill is Frequently Infested with insects and must be checked Preliminary check (to determine if herbs can be cleaned or must be discarded): Note: Herbs must not be wet for this process to be effective. 1. Hold a bundle of the herbs by their stem. 2. Bang the bunch of herbs on a white surface…

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Coriander Leaves: How to Check for Bugs

Fresh Coriander is Frequently Infested and must be checked. Preliminary check (to determine if herbs can be cleaned or must be discarded): Note: Herbs must not be wet for this process to be effective. 1. Hold a bundle of the herbs by their stem. 2. Bang the bunch of herbs on a white surface numerous times.…

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Cilantro Leaves: How to Check for Bugs

Fresh Cilantro is Frequently Infested and must be checked. Preliminary check (to determine if herbs can be cleaned or must be discarded): Note: Herbs must not be wet for this process to be effective. 1. Hold a bundle of the herbs by their stem. 2. Bang the bunch of herbs on a white surface numerous…

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Basil Leaves: How to Check for Bugs

Fresh Basil is Frequently Infested. Must be checked. Look for: aphids, thrips and leafminers. How to check basil for bugs Remove the leaves from the stem. Soak the leaves in a solution of vegetable wash and water. Enough vegetable wash should be used to make the solution feel slippery and sudsy. The solution should be in…

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