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Friday 29 April 2022
by Wulf
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102

102 is the number of slugs I dispatched last night (plus two snails), on my first garden patrol in a long while. Admittedly, a lot of them were tiny and a lot weren’t near plants that have shown signs of … Continue reading

Monday 13 May 2019
by Wulf
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Molluscs Begone!

For some reason, our garden seems very low on slugs and snails this year. I popped out tonight and only found five, all on a small dish that sometimes has water in. Those are all now dearly departed because, as … Continue reading

Monday 9 May 2016
by Wulf
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Free Watering

After a few days of lovely warm weather, our garden is now getting a free and thorough watering to rejuvenate the plants. What’s not to love about a decent spot of rain? Mind you, it will be out for the … Continue reading

Friday 29 April 2016
by Wulf
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Gastropods Galore

Apparently there has been a sharp rise in UK slug populations due to a wet summer and a mild winter; no break in eating or breeding for one of the gardener’s least favourite guests. The news report I heard earlier … Continue reading

Monday 4 August 2014
by Wulf
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Brave Plant of the Year

Brave plant of the year award, at least in my garden heats, goes to Echinacea purpurea: This perennial flower has recently come into bloom but what this view doesn’t show you is the damage is suffered earlier in the year: … Continue reading