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  • LynLyn Posts: 23,090

    Anyone tried them deep fried, salt and vinigar reminded me.

     Its not easy stamping on them with wellies, they slip through to the edge and out.

    Better not get side tracked, Graham will tell me off again.

    Gardening on the wild, windy west side of Dartmoor. 

  • Beaus MumBeaus Mum Posts: 3,550

    Yucky Lyn image

    Please be good girl as we don't want you on the naughty step image

  • WelshonionWelshonion Posts: 3,114
    Are you really permitted to put live slugs and snails in the rubbish?????????????

    If you can't kill them (why not, it sounds really wimpy?) put them out on the road for the cars to deal with.

    You will have to explain to me in words of one syllable why you are not permitted to kill them by her(?) indoors.

    In my garden it's WAR!
  • artjakartjak Posts: 4,167

    You could take them to the local parkimage

  • richhondacrichhondac Posts: 222
    Try limeing the ground before it rains as that will kill the slugs or send them flying
  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Posts: 87,005

    Don't stamp on them with worn smooth Crocs - like ice skating imageimage  Drown them in salty water, or beer if you're feeling kind.

    Gardening in Central Norfolk on improved gritty moraine over chalk ... free-draining.

  • Orchid LadyOrchid Lady Posts: 5,800


    Ive killed the odd one with a fork and then thrown it over the hedge for the birds.....but urghhhhh, a whole bag of them imageimage

  • MahargMaharg Posts: 24

    Please DONT use salt on them just do the size 9 thing.

    Lyn I wont "Graham will tell me off again" but my mum will !

  • LynLyn Posts: 23,090

    Dove, that has made me laugh!. 

    I can vouch for the fact that snails do have teeth, look what mine did in the night, that must be one bored snail.


     I am probably older than your mum,  M So bring it on dear.

    Gardening on the wild, windy west side of Dartmoor. 

  • Mel MMel M Posts: 347

    According to what I have read !!?? By removing snails you prevent them from leaving tracks. Other snails notice this lack of tracks so go off immediately and breed some more. If you remove a snail to another place, it has to be over 60 mtrs away or they will find their way back! Best just to protect your plants then.

    I have notice quite a lot of snail/slug 'caviar' this year. Small balls of translucent eggs that look exactly like white caviar (In France they are a delicacy-apparently. I will give it a miss.) I have found them in pots and in the ground. Never seen them before. Anyone else?

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