Anybody got an effective woodlice deterrent?

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Anybody got an effective woodlice deterrent?

Post: #108064 duncang
Sun Jun 08, 2008 9:00 pm

Good evening,

We have just moved into our flat and every night our patio walls that are newly painted in a light cream colour are crawling with woodlice that come out of the woodwork (literally!)

Has anybody got any homemade remedies/ideas to eradicate them or deter them?

Otherwise, any good products out there?


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Post: #108086 marshlander
Sun Jun 08, 2008 11:40 pm

I don't suppose knowing that their natural preditors are toads and shrews helps :lol:

OMG :pale: includes a recipe for woodlice fritters! :pukeleft:
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Post: #108093 farmerdrea
Mon Jun 09, 2008 12:16 am

What about sprinkling some diatomaceous earth along the edge of the patio, where the wall meets the floor?


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Post: #108169 mrsflibble
Mon Jun 09, 2008 2:25 pm

would citronella work?
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