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some ideas for things thata might not have come naturally. Mine are: bergenia, because its huge evergreen leaves show everything nearby off brilliantly (and snails eat my hostas). You do need huge clumps though. hardy geraniums, because they grow
to be as good as its hype right now my biggest problem are nasturtiums - they are every where and growing like triffids. @Christopher - how do you get your alstormerias to take over? mine have grown too tall this year, fallen over and then the snails have had a
plants at a local garden centre and put a few heavy rocks on the base of the pond - my very first attempt at anything like that ! This was 3 years ago and every year since I have had frogs spawn, tadpoles, froglets, water snails ( I don't keep fish). I
, tagetes rather than marigolds for white fly but will check this thead for more ideas. Also have a garlic spray recipe in a Chrissie pres book supposed to ward off slugs and snails I have a seed mix off DT Brown that is labelled anti- aphid, Unknown
some wildlife in my garden. all i seem to get is slugs and snails!!! would love too see a few hedgehogs or mice or a robin or two! Lovely to hear. I had a mouse last year and pretty much left it alone. It lived under my shed or raised patio and ate any
another season of squashing and wiping, I have enough to do chasing slugs and snails around at night! Does anyone know of any lilies that are immune? I see the RHS is conducting some research, which includes looking into biological control if anyone
Here in the West Midlands vine weevils are alive and thriving. Despite every precaution taken with planting, using recommended chemicals etc. nothing deters them from invading every pot I plant up. Favourite plants seem to be heucheras and cyclamen. It breaks your heart to see e...
When we moved into our house 12 years ago, the first thing we did was have the reinforced concrete carpark removed from where the front garden should have been. Part of this was led by safety worries for our then toddlers as, without a garden fence, nothing lay between the front...
. does any1 grow Delph's,? this 1 went mad, 6'8". Is it a record,? Hello Steve, I don,t know if your Delph is a record breaker but it,s certainly impressive. How ever did you keep the blasted snails off!!!!!!! Lost mine to them hi i have just brought
is by using snail mail! So much for the modern age and computers. Is there some magic way to use this site???? did get an e mail from company which enabled access to one page but others still blocked. why? Hello ahale55 and Eileen. I'm very sorry you're still