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Hi all just to pass this on from Grow It ,warm and mix Vaseline and a candle or wax add salt let set rub around your pot tops, they say it works i don't have Potts so don't know maybe you might try it Alan4711


  • fidgetbonesfidgetbones Posts: 17,590

    Vaseline is just a brand name for White soft paraffin. 500g tub of WSP is cheaper then 100g Vaseline

  • I've always put vaseline around the tops of my hosta pots and so far never had a problem with slugs, the only problem i have is, i forget the vaseline is there and go to move the pots around and end up with greasy fingers! YUK!

  • BookertooBookertoo Posts: 1,306

    We've been hatting about this on another thread recently - it seems to work for some people, but not here - tried just about everything to protect my hosta pots, all 65+ of them, found that really only copper rings work. 

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