TinaK
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Snails in my Annual pots!

They where eating all my pansy flowers! I must have picked out about fifty of them! Is anyone else having this problem? I think I'll just keep picking them out or use some Diatomacious Earth.
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Kisal
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Snails and slugs are the bane of my existence, but most of them are dormant at the moment. It's below freezing outside. I have always found hand-picking them to be the very best control method.
"Isn't it enough to see that a garden is beautiful without having to believe that there are fairies at the bottom of it too?" - Douglas Adams

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Safest, but time consuming...

I am holding out great hope for a new [url=https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC93264/]nematode that passes on a mollusc toxin[/url]. I think this could well be the answer to our problem...almost here...

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