Slug pellets have been used by gardeners for many years & if it`s true that they are dangerous then it`s too late for us gardeners, we`re doomed, infamy infamy they`ve all got it in for me.! Sorry, i haven`t had my medication today.
It seems to be in too many papers to be an April 1st trick.I have just read (and checked with other newspapers to see if I am being taken in by april 1st joke) that slug pellets are banned from use in UK gardens from today.
Is it true, I have some pellets but usually drown slugs in a beer trap.
Whar does it smell likeThis is one of my favourite shrubs, Coronilla Citrina. Currently it’s flowering profusely, despite the ferocious winds and snow/sleet of the last few days. The leaves are a nice blue, grey colour. It’s a become a bit battered after the extreme weather, and has come away from its fixings, but it’s still going strong. I love the perfume it gives off. It also flowers more than once a year. Don’t know if it’s supposed to. It’s in a relatively sheltered spot, so maybe it likes it there. Viv.
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This Forsythia is here to hide my shed and trailer from the house. The left hand bush is a slightly different colour to the others, and comes into bloom a bit later than the others. During the winter, we have a couple of bird feeders in front of these, and the traffic between them and the bushes is continuous during the day. Even without the blossom, having a small exposure during flight reduces the threat of the sparrow hawk.
During the winter -- Ha. Woke up to this today.
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