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Continuation of slugs

Posted: 09/02/2013 at 14:59

got half decent results from beer traps and flour traps last year , trying grapefruit this year and yesterday i used Nobble slug killer on the new raised beds trying to get to them before they mate as advised, i will post the results later in the year as same as everybody else we had millions and im not kidding when we took the allotment there was a shed door left flat on the grass when i lifted it we had as i posted last year around 200 assorted slugs and im seriously thinking of putting an old one i have back on the path between the beds on the allotment to see if it works on a regular basis, ill post the result you never know unless you try,good luck

Alan4711

problem with rats

Posted: 09/02/2013 at 14:36

Hi Tina ,we use a farm supplier shop for garden stuff all the time, they will be very glad of  your business and  will give you the best advise available

good luck Alan4711

fire

Posted: 06/02/2013 at 16:37

Hi everybody now you might not believe this question But im moving soon to a house that has a very large back garden with no near neibors to speak of, and im seriously wondering if anybody has a log or multifuel burner system and if so are they any good as i will have room for a good size  wild life area just for wildlife  and a  growing to cut and burn tree area on i think its a 7 year turn around  recycle basis has anyone ever done this please as  the property weve looked at has oil fired  C/H and one has a big ugly gas container, any advise would be good

Cheers and good luck ,Alan

slug pellets help

Posted: 05/02/2013 at 19:55

Hi Highland, i really hope not however ,while we live here we spend most of our time 2 miles away at the allotment ,it was coming home to the mess that upset Kate so much,SO this time were getting a house with a big,big garden so ill be out there most of the time wi mi wata pistol  and slug pellets

good luck Alan  

slug pellets help

Posted: 05/02/2013 at 16:52

Sorry forgot Sotogeoff advised me to slug pellet the slugs  around Valentines day before they mate so hopefully not so many eggs get to hatch and im ready to start the war  Alan

slug pellets help

Posted: 05/02/2013 at 16:49

Hi Matmats123 i think i,m one of the worst complainers about Cats  ,long story cut short iv had to wire fence my rear garden and slate stone my front because of neighbors cats,after i tried everything known or suggested and i mean everything except a bullet , the only part if my garden apart from large pots that cats can ruin is on my unfenced front which i sprayed with Jayes fluid ready to use disinfectant that was about 6/8 weeks ago or longer  and Not one deposit has been left, not one, and  iv only sprayed the area twice in all this time i cant think of anything else that has stopped them as i still see them walking across this area but no probs  now,and becouse we now have no real garden to enjoy weve decided to move to Norfolk and start again, Cats what can i say  good luck give it a try its about £4 B&Q /Wilkos etc   

feeding houseplants

Posted: 28/01/2013 at 16:46

not sure if this will help but in one of this months gardening mags a pro gardener says he feeds very often but only half the suggested amount

The uses of rainwater

Posted: 28/01/2013 at 16:43

also done good luck

Alan4711

Apple Tree

Posted: 28/01/2013 at 16:14

i asked the supermarket grocery man why Pink Lady apples which are superb cost so much in the UK he said because they will only grow in hot countries maybe this might be one and they are very very nice apples 

Good luck Alan4711

Garlic

Posted: 19/01/2013 at 20:27

sorry thats the garlic sits  6 inches high not the allotment

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