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Author Topic: Natural Pest Control  (Read 1821 times)

sabrina

  • Joined Nov 2008
Natural Pest Control
« on: July 28, 2009, 11:32:40 am »
I have been going out every morning to remove eggs or caterpillars from my plants and feed them to the chickens. Most of my cabbage has been grown under fleece but i have sprouts and cauilflower being attacked hence the daily check. Much to my delight this morning I came across a frog in among the plants so gave it the go ahead to eat as many pest as it could. :)

Rosemary

  • Joined Oct 2007
  • Barry, Angus, Scotland
    • The Accidental Smallholder
Re: Natural Pest Control
« Reply #1 on: July 28, 2009, 08:01:14 pm »
Perfect solution!

northfifeduckling

  • Joined Jan 2009
  • Fife
    • North Fife Blog
Re: Natural Pest Control
« Reply #2 on: July 29, 2009, 10:10:44 pm »
I find the cabbage white caterpillars too fiddly to pick! But the gooseberry sawfly were a decent size for the birds. the gooseberry looks utterly miserable, hopefully will recover next spring... I have toads under nearly every board - no slugs for the birds! :&>

 

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