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Gardeners, It’s Nematodes Time!

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Sunday, April 21st, 2013
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With most of the UK slowly getting towards low double digit temperatures, it’s now time to break out the nematodes. In the war against slugs, the Phasmarhabditis hermaphrodita nematodes are an effective and safe weapon that can be used around pets, children and wildlife in the garden. Many gardeners consider them one of the very [...]

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Animals That Eat Slugs

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Monday, March 4th, 2013
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getridofslugs

Luckily for us gardeners there are a number of wild animals out there that love nothing more than to snack on a nice fat juicy slug or two. By encouraging these natural predators into the garden we can dramatically reduce the number of slugs eating our seeds, plants and crops. What’s more, it’s a completely [...]

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Slug Control Methods

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Saturday, February 9th, 2013
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getridofslugs

The following is a selection of non chemical slug control methods, or as some gardeners call it, organic mollusc management… Slug Pellet Free First, a few words about chemical slug pellets and why I choose not to use them in the garden. The majority of slug pellets will typically contain the chemical ingredients metaldehyde or [...]

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