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PostPosted: Fri Apr 29, 2016 11:59 am    Post subject: Uh Oh!! Reply with quote

http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-36166774
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 29, 2016 4:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

And this
http://splash.sussex.ac.uk/blog/for/dg229/2016/04/26/bee-informed--but-not-by-this-propaganda
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 29, 2016 7:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Both interesting articles, thanks. I heard about the slugs on the radio too.

If that isn't bad enough, I think it is going to be a bad year for vine weevils (bad in the sense that there are tonnes already).

I've just dosed the strawberries and the primulas around the pond with nematodes and the heucheras with Provado.

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 30, 2016 5:26 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Maybe https://ladybirdplantcare.co.uk/nematodes.htm will provide useful info? However, in a general context, never trust the opinion of anyone with a vested interested.
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PostPosted: Sun May 01, 2016 8:53 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

A lot of harmful gardening chemicals are being removed recently and I hear that those deadly blue slug pellets are next to go.I don't use any chemicals in my garden I used Nematodes last year and I am going to do it again this year.
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