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"My racing snail wasn't winning any races anymore, so I decided to remove his shell to make him more aerodynamic. It didn't work. If anything, it made him more sluggish." Hee Hee, love it. Thanks, needed cheering up! Just brilliant - and what
I've been using copper tape and slug rings for a while and they're pretty effective. Untill a slug absailed in and attacked a canna this morning! But I've been reading that couch grass is toxic to slugs, and that cutting it, drying it, then using it as a mulch will stop slugs. An...
Could anyone tell me what sticks the two top growing leaves on plants together,it happened to my budleia a few weeks ago and today when watering I noticed it again on my large seedem,the one with the large heads of small flowers the butterflies like. I cut off effected parts. I'v...
You say now sign of slugs/snails but have you looked at night time-have you scattered slug pellets about? What type of soil is the best for strawberries do you need slug pellets and I have been told to use straw around the plant PLEASE HELP New
The whole world seems to be teeming with life at the moment: the birdsong is delightful, the snails are on the march (in spite of my discovering at least three huge hibernation areas during the winter) and the plants are growing at phenomenal speed
Sometimes the best things are the subtle or quiet things. A little rustle of wind through a tree, the distant knock-knocking of a thrush beating seven bells out of a snail or, in this case, a modest wildflower lurking among the rough grass beside a
A chemical treatment used to kill slugs and snails.
s omething is eating the leaves not slugs or snails seems to be happening at night
A member of the Mollusca grouping, which includes Gastropoda - soft bodied, unsegmented animals, many of which live in hard shells, eg, slugs and snails.
My partner's mother has some verbena in some wall troughs. Last night they were fine but she found that they were stripped down to stalks this morning. Has anyone got any ideas as to what has done this? Probably slugs/ snails. There are very