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4 Amy Slug damage on Holyhocks

4 Amy     Slug damage on Holyhocks

What a mess they have made of this one, its planted in a large tub in the corner of my patio, was hoping it would fill the corner with beautiful flowers!

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Ooer Pp.....not nice, this reminds me of my Laburnam tree......I found at least 20 snails up it last evening and now the leaves are quite skeletal....I'm afraid they went in the bion and out came the pellets.....:o( What the bion is I don't know....but they certainly went in it...Lol!!

20 Jul, 2009


Ughhhhhhhh horrible blighters they also finished off my Lupins too!

20 Jul, 2009


what a shame PP, ive found a few nibbles on mine to but cant seem to catch the culprit, grr but im on the look out

20 Jul, 2009


A walk in the moonlight with a torch usually puts the spotlight on them LOL

21 Jul, 2009


Oh what a shame PP , you would think they would be safe in a tub wouldn,t you but it seems that nowhere is safe from them .... . I,m sure that I read somewhere that if you run a layer of vaseline round the rim of pots it would keep slugs and snails away , I haven,t tried it yet !

21 Jul, 2009


Yes Amy I have tried that it does help but the problem is The pot is in the corner with a fence behind covered in foilage, so they have good cover and access ,Never mind Im sure that I will eventually get some flowers, fingers crossed

21 Jul, 2009


Sorry for this damage Pp...wish I could send one of our thrushes round to help ! They are going mad right now and keep finding empty snail shells in the borders !

21 Jul, 2009


Wow not seen a thrush since spring, must be all over at your place BB. LOL

21 Jul, 2009


A couple of young song thrushes stayed Pp and often see them skulking around borders,seeking out our snails ! Mistle thrushes moved on to pastures new !

21 Jul, 2009


Your Lucky BB !

21 Jul, 2009


Just as well squeamish in the extreme !

21 Jul, 2009


It is disheartening when this happens they have had my solomans seal too.

22 Jul, 2009


hope you found the culprit!

24 Jul, 2009

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