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Latest posts by sunnysarah

Talkback: 100 hungry snails

Posted: 25/05/2014 at 10:50

I have horrendous problems with slugs and snails, my husband made me a veggie plot a couple of years ago but have had to give up on that idea as they were eating everything no matter what I did. Don't use slug pellets as have pets, resident frogs and think its cruel. So I`m now turning the plot into a cottage style garden but the slugs are attacking again. I am gonna have to do the torch vigil, much to my husbands amusment.


Help needed

Posted: 25/05/2014 at 10:37

They do take over, but I think they look very pretty and come in quite a few colours. Just pull out the ones you don't want. The wildlife like em, look pretty so not all bad.



Posted: 25/05/2014 at 10:33

I love the Sambucus, planted a small one a couple of months ago, but the slugs love it so I`m struggling to keep it. I may go down the pot route with them cos they are stunning

Happy days

Posted: 22/05/2014 at 19:48

I shall have a look out for said corner in my local GC


Who`s a reliable mail order plant supplier

Posted: 20/05/2014 at 06:18

Ok been having problems with t&m and havnt heard good things about some of the others, so can anyone recommend a reliable company?

Crocks in Pots - A Waste of Time ?

Posted: 19/05/2014 at 20:30

I put crocks in my pots, because I always have. I don't think I could stop just like putting crosses on brussel sprouts before you cook them always done it lol


thompson and morgan late deliveries

Posted: 19/05/2014 at 14:13

my seeds from them have come through ok but I ordered a plant stand over a month ago and still hasn't arrived, I emailed them and got a reply back saying that their in box was full and they will get back to me asap. That was a week ago! gonna give them a ring.


Happy days

Posted: 17/05/2014 at 15:25

Just popped into our local garden centre looking to buy a plant for my new bed, could only really afford to get one when I saw a stand with perennial plants being sold for 99p so bought 8, poppies, verbena and some others. So theres me thinking I could only get one plant from the change in my purse and I end up with 8

damn things!

Posted: 10/05/2014 at 15:20

I have a terrible time with slugs and snails. I also use old milk cartons and juice bottles cut them in half and put copper tape around, also gone out at night with a torch and bucket. I`m trying something new at the moment called slug go its made up off sheeps wool made into pellets apariantly the slugs will not cross it so you put the pellets around the plant water it and the pellets swell forming a barrier. Its totally organic doesn't hurt the slugs and eventually rots back into the ground and feeds the plant. I hate using the blue pellets, I have lots of frogs and toads also dogs so its a defo no go.

Clematis sulking in pot

Posted: 10/05/2014 at 15:14

I agree with the others, if the leaves are a lime/yellow colour then it needs some food.


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