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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

Friday 24 May 2013
by Wulf
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Brewing for Slugs

From the point of view of being a gardener, slugs are loathsome creatures. If they could be persuaded to limit themselves to dead and decaying plant material, they might be treated with the same affection as the earthworm; sadly this … Continue reading