Watch out the slugs are about

This bout of rain isn’t just a welcome sight for allotment growers. The slugs and snails too are relishing this wet weather and the chance get chomping away at our produce.

But before you scatter the slug pellets too liberally, it is worth remembering that only eight or nine of the more than 40 slug species in the UK are a nuisance

There’s a very interesting article in the Guardian on the subject including how to identify the most destructive types and how to cope with them.

It’s well worth a read >>


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