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My home-made natural slug killer is ready!

After 2 weeks of my slugs ‘brewing’ away it was time to finish the process and protect our plants!

For those who missed Stage 1 – click here

After 2 weeks 'brewing' - ooh, the smell!
After 2 weeks ‘brewing’ – ooh, the smell!

I was quite surprised when I removed the lid to still see some of the slugs alive – hardy little wotsits – oh, and the smell….! (it didn’t seem to put Cosmo off though – he was definitely up for having a taste, thankfully this repellent is only harmful to other slugs).

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Re-growing Ginger, a Sprinkler & Mouse Murderers – Tues 3rd June

rhizomes starting to bud - check!
rhizomes starting to bud – check!

I saw a fascinating article on mashable about veggies you can re-grow from scraps and it said that

“Ginger regrows itself if you plant it in soil. Make sure you pick rhizomes with green buds on them, as they have the highest chance to grow. You can also dig up the root, taking off pieces as need be, and then replant it afterwards.” Continue reading Re-growing Ginger, a Sprinkler & Mouse Murderers – Tues 3rd June