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Garden Care

Does copper tape really stop slugs & snails?

I have decided to give copper tape a go as a method of slug control this year. Here are my findings so far from March to late June in my garden.

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Garden Care

Potato Blight: Organic control methods

Organic methods for avoiding the dreaded potato blight which will turn your potatoes into a black mush unless quick treatment.

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Fruit & Vegetable Gardening

Mildew resistant Courgettes varieties

Courgette can take a real hammering from powdery mildew. Here are a few resistant varieties and methods for minimising infection.

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Fruit & Vegetable Gardening

Tomato blight – How to prevent

Tomato Blight is becoming increasingly common in the allotment garden, how do we prevent it from effecting our tomatoes and potatoes?

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The Eco Garden

Snail predator Song Thrush & the UK

Encouraging more wildlife into our gardens can’t be a bad thing. Many species of birds, including the song thrush, insects and other animals will happily devour many of the pests that we usually radicate using pesticedes and other nasties.