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How to Grow Juicy Tasty Tomatoes Review

This ebook on how to grow tomatoes is written by Lucia Grimmer and Annette Welsford. Lucia has a Masters Degree in Plant Pathology and works as a technical nutrition specialist in the fertilizer industry. Annette has a partial degree in Horticulture. For me as an amateur grower this puts some weight behind the 37,000 words

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Dried-Up Tomato Plant

Okay, here we go again: Another dried-up self-watering box. I have seen this before but apparently I haven’t learn the lesson yet. You need to place your self-watering boxes on something solid if you want to be sure that nothing grows through the bottom, perforating the box and destroying its ability to contain water. It

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Arion lusitanicus… We meet again

So you like onions huh? Well me too. In the YouTube video I showed you in a recent post Scott McGuire talks about the use of the word pest. He deals with pests by growing more produce and accepts the loss cause by so called pests. No doubt that when we experience some kind of

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Where The Killer Slugs Roam

If you have killer slugs in your garden it can be a significant problem that has to be dealt with in some way. To get a clearer picture of the problem I’ve put together a list that shows where they have spread to. If you’re fighting killer slugs (Arion Lusitanicus) in your area please leave

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Do You Know What A Killer Slug Looks Like?

When you want to grow your own food it’s essential that the young plants don’t fall into the wrong hands before harvest. Or mouths. This is not the case with killer slugs (Arion Lusitanicus). They will go berserk on your plants so you have got to do something if they are roaming your area. I

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For The Fifth Time – Stay Away From My Lettuce

No, it’s not a snake, it’s a big mean old killer slug out to get my vegetables! I can’t seem to get rid of these bastards, and I keep hearing it’s a slow slug year?… I’m a little bit scared. Anyway, as the old saying goes, keep your friends close, but keep your enemies closer,

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Attack Of The Killer Slugs

Argh, those slimy bastards. This is the killer slug, and a nice big one too. They have different names including killer slugs, Spanish slugs and the latin name Arion Lusitanicus. I guess the killer nickname comes from the fact that they eat each other like cannibals. That is not so clever because when one of

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