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What is eating my plants

Please help. Something is eating my Shasta daisies and asters. It's definitely not slugs as I've treated the area with nematodes, put down sheep fleece pellets and crushed egg shell. I haven't seen any slug trails around the plants but there are loads of ants. 


  • pansyfacepansyface Posts: 21,586
    Whether you can see slug trails or not it still looks like slug damage to me, particularly that leaf that hangs down in the top right hand quarter of the picture.

    Ants don’t eat plants so they are after something else, possibly aphids.
    Apophthegm -  a big word for a small thought.
    If you live in Derbyshire, as I do.
  • Dirty HarryDirty Harry Posts: 1,022
    I don't know about you but I always had big slugs in mind and had discounted it. Go out on a mild, damp evening though and you'll probably find tiny ones you need to search for.
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