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Hello, my slug problem is pretty huge even though I have all sorts of wildlife. I have started putting roughly crushed eggshells amongst and around my hostas in the hope that the slugs and snails won't like to manoevre through or past them. I save
to be planting out runner beans-especially in Monmouthshire-but it is still slugs/snails-what makes you think it isn't-it nearly always is Rabbits? Has it been windy around your way? Strong winds can snap the leaf stalks of tender plants. Deer?
I recently bought a pot a white margueritas (on the label it says bush variety). However, they are not doing too well. Firstly they were plagued with snails. Secondly they seem to be unwell and the flowers are dying off very quickly with no sign
be slugs and snails. (They destroy my clematis given half a chance) and bobbly leaves could be aphid attack. They love to attack fresh stems.
that will survive with a small amount of sun (new flower bed is under a beautiful but large copper beech) Yes, you can make a garlic solution to deter slugs and snails. I think this was shown on Gardeners' World last Friday if you saw the programme. The recipe
My rocket plants have been plagued by snails. Apart from wondering whether I could actually eat the snails I have found there, what can I do? I have put down slug pellets but it made no difference. Also, some have now gone to seed. Can I
and they are all being nibbled as they push through. Could it be slugs and snails? I havent seen any to speak of the only thing I have seen is this red lily beetle. It is really started to devastate things coming through and things that last through the winter
Has anyone had any experience of growing Saffron Crocus. I have just bought some and wondered if anyone had any ideas about good companion plants. I have panted these in a large container for the present as a precaution against snails and slugs
drench. As the whole leaves gone it might be something else hiding in your conservatory, snail, caterpillar etc
'd guess that the culprits are snails. If you go out at night with a torch you may find them at work. There may also be caterpillar present - check the backs of the leaves carefully. Thanks I will try that. Just spotted it - light green small caterpillar