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Vine Weevil in compost

I have a number of pots which have become infested with vine weevil, so I am carefully removing the plants and re-potting with fresh compost. The question is what to do with the old infested compost. In the past I have dug 'spent' compost from my patio pots into the soil in my vegetable patch and I would like to do this again. I have several patches where I could use it and am planning growing sweet corn and courgette on one, peas and beans on another or brassicas on a third. Any thoughts?


  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Posts: 85,997

    I usually spread it out on an old tarpaulin or sheet of plastic for a couple of days and let the birds scrabble around in it and get the grubs - then I tip it onto the veg patch. 

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

  • Good idea .... I'll do that!

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