snaileries

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maisieandgrace
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snaileries

Post: #279325 maisieandgrace
Wed May 28, 2014 9:30 am

Years ago I remember bob flowerdew talking about snaileries instead of wormeries.Has anyone tried it ? Did it work OK? Can anyone remember how to make them?
Has anyone used the plastic beehive wormeries?Any thoughts on their effectiveness? Thank you!

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RunnerBean
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Re: snaileries

Post: #279327 RunnerBean
Wed May 28, 2014 3:10 pm

My whole garden is one massive snailery :lol: Sorry, not helpful. Sounds intriguing though.

maisieandgrace
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Re: snaileries

Post: #279329 maisieandgrace
Wed May 28, 2014 9:31 pm

That's my problem too, I don't have many slugs, but the garden is overrun with snails. I just thought I'd make the little beggars earn their keep! Although as apparently all snails found in the UK are edible, I'm tempted to grow them and feed them to the dogs....suitably boiled of course!

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Re: snaileries

Post: #279330 RunnerBean
Thu May 29, 2014 6:45 am

Would that kill off the lungworm? We looked after a dog once that just ate them straight out of the garden. Too bad we couldn't keep her, she was the best slug control ever.

I think most things are edible if you add enough garlic. :mrgreen: Is this any help? Bob's basics.

maisieandgrace
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Re: snaileries

Post: #279332 maisieandgrace
Thu May 29, 2014 7:05 pm

Im sure boiling them would kill of the lungworm.thanks for the link, I'll have a look at it :icon_smile:


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