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Colour. In garden

Posted: 06/09/2012 at 18:09

I have very few flowers in my garden but always have colour from penstemon (deep red to lilac - mid to late summer), heuchera (black, orange, lime green - all year round) and hellebore (green, pink, white - winter) Also, grasses are excellent for giving year-long interest.

slugs & beer traps

Posted: 07/07/2012 at 10:08

Thanks for responding, Auntie Betty.  This is the first year I have really made an effort to get rid of the nasties; due to this wet weather they are overrunning the greenhouse. I posted the question because I don't know what to do with all the gunge (I have considered chucking it over the fence to the field at the back!) There are live slugs & snails etc in the compost bins so they must remain there when they're dead but of course they haven't been mixed with Tesco's cheapest lager. How did you dispose of your nasties when you had skewered them?

slugs & beer traps

Posted: 06/07/2012 at 13:45

I am having huge success with the beer traps I have put in the greenhouse to despatch alcoholic slugs. Can I empty the dead slugs & leftover beer into the compost bins? Incidentally, I have also found Venus Fly Traps to be invaluable in the greenhouse for dealing with smaller pests.

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