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Good luck, this weather was definitely sent to try us,just like slugs,snails,greenfly,whitefly etc for those, dull days do not exist, ever more the optimist.I often say this to myself it was on a gardeners thermometer I bought for my dad 35 years
covered in snail mucous when they attack their prey.
up the foliage at the same time. This year I found 20 snails hiding in the leaves.
of in the green house for many years and not met this problem before. The compost is a mixture of peat free 'Miracle grow', John Innesand some vermaculite mixed in. What can I do.... Well it is pretty obvious?? Slugs/snails are the culprits Do whatever you
. Altenatively pot them up in ordinary potting compost and keep them warm. They should show green leaves soon(beware slugs and snails) and then you can plant out in June. Thanks - will do
Mow lawns then trim new edges with a half-moon edging toolDig compost into borders to improve water retention Add copper rings to pots to protect plants from slugs and snailsHoe bare areas of soil on dry days to remove weed seedlingsReplenish gravel
)Pick off dead flower heads from spring bulbsProtect emerging shoots of delphiniums and lupins from slugs and snails using a barrier such as copper tape for pots or garlic granules
what do you have success with in these kinds of places to add colour after June? I mainly need to plant in stealth pots (long toms painted dark brown) to stand a chance against slugs and snails. Antirrhinum and nicotiana always do okay, but I
suggestion as to what I can do about this. My allium buds, at the opposite side of my garden, have also been attacked. You have to assume at this time of year- any plant that is being nibbled-slugs.snails are usually the culprits I keep saying this
those killed by metaldehyde? Slugs and snails are a nightmare, I'm out every night on slug n snail hunts tonight I've just got my husband to lift the massive pots of hostas onto the patio table because they started munching on them 3 nights ago