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PostPosted: Sat May 21, 2011 5:07 pm    Post subject: organic / non-chemical way to deal with slugs Reply with quote

Hello

I wa swondering if someone could advise fo a non-chemical way to deal with slugs
I recently made a raised bed and have some peas and letuce palnted that are starting to get eaten by slugs I think - I also have a very leafy shrub 9given to me by a relative and I'm not sure what exactly it is) that is getting devoured by what I thinkl are slugs


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PostPosted: Sat May 21, 2011 8:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

beer.
copper tape - but you'd need a lot to isolate a bed.
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PostPosted: Sun May 22, 2011 2:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Here's a video we did earlier.....My lad kept shouting "Ham it up" .....And that I did Smile

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6AeUbzTPHDg

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 01, 2011 1:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

inishindie wrote:
Here's a video we did earlier.....My lad kept shouting "Ham it up" .....And that I did Smile

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6AeUbzTPHDg


LOL! funny and informative!
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 02, 2011 4:49 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

ive watched the video ,cant wait for the tv series . great work inishindie
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 30, 2011 12:42 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Ha, ha.. I just put down beer traps and saw this! Hilarious and informative.. well done! Very Happy
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 30, 2011 12:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Organic and other methods of slugs and snail control discussed here....... Irish garden pests, problems with slugs and snails.
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