Friday, May 19, 2006

Slugs and Snails

We probably spent the best part of an hour last night in the pouring rain removing around 100 slugs, snails and other varieties of slime from our precious plants. The death bucket was brimming with water after several days of constant downpour and the slugs were escaping!
We have lost several broad bean leaves, about 20 Marigolds, a handful of sunflowers, all the carrots and a number of parsnips to these buggers so we are now going to get slug pellets. I have even found a small amount of slug damage on my tomatoes at home in my mini greenhouse!
Not amused.

Not entirely organic, not what we planned but we're angry gardeners....and that's quite scary!

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