London (change)
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18/06/2013 at 18:55

what to do with........earwigs.

some gardeners say they do alot of good, others just dispatch them.

What do you guys do???

18/06/2013 at 19:00

Don't think they do any good......

They are a nuisance.  They gather under my pots around the house so every now and then I lift the pots and kill them.  I guess the wildlife guys will kill ME for saying that but it's what I do.  If they do good tell me someone.

18/06/2013 at 19:03

They eat rubbish basically and chew buds-a fairweather friend


19/06/2013 at 09:29

So! blitzcrieg eh!

19/06/2013 at 09:32
peter privett wrote (see)

So! blitzcrieg eh!

No -why?

19/06/2013 at 09:34

Gotta leave some insects for the birds to eat!!!

19/06/2013 at 11:32

I really like Woodlice - they're crustacians, not insects (although apparently they don't taste like lobster )

They don't carry any disease, and hand around nr dead vegetation or wood - they don't eat anything alive.

So next time you see them, think of prawns or crabs or lobsters - they're amazing!

19/06/2013 at 12:39

I guess so......part of the food chain so useful then?

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