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Dahlia being eaten

Ryan180680Ryan180680 Posts: 185
My dahlias in pots were doing well until this week when it looks like somethings eating them. Any suggestions on what I can do to protect them? 

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  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 77,360
    Probably slugs and snails ... go out in the evening and inspect under the leaves at the base of the plant ... gather up the molluscs you find and dispose of them as you see fit. 
    “I am not lost, for I know where I am. But however, where I am may be lost.” Winnie the Pooh







  • LynLyn DevonPosts: 19,883
    If you need to use slug pellets, remember the instructions are one pellet to every 4sq inches. So probably 4 or 5 pellets in a pot. 
    Gardening on the wild, windy west side of Dartmoor. 

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  • Ryan180680Ryan180680 Posts: 185
    Just the foliage. No buds yet
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