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Runner Beans Being Eaten

Posted: 27/06/2014 at 19:36

Well the latest is, that I decided to put a small plastic membrane over the stem followed with sharp sand & egg shells and, up to now fingers crossed the bean (yes bean) I have others to pop in as soon as they can cope is surviving well and climbing like a mountaineer.  

Runner Beans Being Eaten

Posted: 13/06/2014 at 18:35

Try digging down and placing pots of pellets leaving an inch proud, then put a slate or stone over so nothing else can get to them.

 

Not sure what you mean. I have not sown the bean directly. It was put in the ground as a young plant.

Could you post a photo or drawing of your method?

Runner Beans Being Eaten

Posted: 13/06/2014 at 17:29

This happened last year. I have put them in a different place this year and the same happens.

They are being eaten overnight with just the stems remaining.

I have tried plastic cloches/sharp sand/grit/egg shells &, pellets.

Are these SAS snails ?

Would growing under plastic sheeting help??

1st & 2nd Earlies

Posted: 13/06/2014 at 16:42

OK 73 Days have past and I dug up a plant today. They look marvelous. Slightly larger than an egg.

Just dug up 2 more plants!

Maybe they have advanced because I grew them under black plastic ??

1st & 2nd Earlies

Posted: 11/06/2014 at 19:34

Ok thanks, will take a look this weekend.

1st & 2nd Earlies

Posted: 10/06/2014 at 20:04

Been in since April 1st. They now have flowers fully opened. Will they be ready for harvest?

Can't wait much longer

Gooseberry Bush Being Eaten Alive

Posted: 28/05/2014 at 19:56

Thanks

Gooseberry Bush Being Eaten Alive

Posted: 28/05/2014 at 19:10

Do these creatures munch on other veg as I have many things close by...?

Gooseberry Bush Being Eaten Alive

Posted: 28/05/2014 at 18:51

To be honest, regards my problem I just can't see it being economically viable

spending £15 for a pack of nematodes just for one bush.

 

If, I dug the bush up and replanted elsewhere and covered with a net wouldn't this

do?

In 2011/12 the bush had no protection and wasn't attacked.

 

Gooseberry Bush Being Eaten Alive

Posted: 28/05/2014 at 18:48
Dovefromabove wrote (see)

The fruit'll be fine for jam 

EXCELLENT!

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