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07/06/2014 at 00:16

I got one of those in a pot I moved but it was a sickly shade of green and yes it was hu-normous. So big and fat that I had to call my OH to look for himself. Probably the size of a sausage and it didnt shrink much when I disturbed it either.


07/06/2014 at 07:04

Wow! What a monster! Don't tell OL for goidness sake she's only just mastering dispatching the little ones bless her!

07/06/2014 at 07:14

Lot of gunk comes out of the big ones when you despatch them


07/06/2014 at 07:17

I dispatched loads yesterday as I was uncovering an area for planting. That new spade is a great weapon...

07/06/2014 at 07:18

Aaaagh!  Not a thread to read over brekkie. 

07/06/2014 at 07:20

We get huge ones like that 'pairing up' in the lawn - I leave them alone as they eat the little ones that do the real damage - don't think I'd be able to leave one on an alpine bed tho 

07/06/2014 at 07:23

Fairy I prefer my hand fork, I sneak in close and get them

Is it porridge this morning Verdun ?

One is bad enough Dove, pairing up, I don't allow that behaviour in this garden  

07/06/2014 at 11:17

Dont the big ones do any damage, I have a pet snail, in a tank, it is about 6inches long and has a footplate the size of my hand, you want to see him eat his way through a lettuce!

07/06/2014 at 11:23

Good web page about UK slugs here:

I love the name of the website!

07/06/2014 at 11:39

There's a significant amount of gunk that comes out of a 2" leopard slug when it's squished, too.


Well, it was pretty significant when it was in my sock. How that thing got into my bedroom doorway I do not know, but I do know that I was not pleased.

07/06/2014 at 11:41


I don't mind them in the garden and will happily squash them but that's too much.

09/06/2014 at 22:34

 I don't think I've ever said this of one of Mike's posts.....but wish I hadn't read it just before bed time......night all, sweet dreams 

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