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« on: Sun 29 May, 2011 - 01:54 pm »

just watching 'Edwardian farm'
 and this was a recipe for keeping slugs and snails off the strawberries, sprinkled around the strawberry patch!!

they had some strange ideas back then. i remember seeing on the 'L ost Gardens of Halligen" they said that back then they also used nicotine as an insecticide... it also used to kill gardeners as well as the bugs


OMG!!
they are now using nicotine and sulphur in a sheep dip!! 
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« Reply #1 on: Sun 29 May, 2011 - 11:33 pm »

lime worked ok for gacy for a while eek
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« Reply #2 on: Wed 26 October, 2011 - 07:57 pm »

I thought I was at work then haha....part of our raw materials for one company. 
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« Reply #3 on: Fri 4 November, 2011 - 10:12 am »

Organic gardeners in UK use hedgehogs to eat the slugs and snails at night
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