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Growing Parsley, also curly leaf parsley or flat leaf (Italian) parsley

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15 Oct 16 Robyn (Australia - temperate climate)
I found that happened to one lot of parsley. This time I have watered it a bit less and only given it sun for part of the day. It is planted in pots so I can move it around. When it did actually grow it was being eaten as well so I bought some chicken wire and created a barrier around the pots in case it was the possums eating it. So far so good. Did I mention I have snail bait lightly sprinkled around the potting mix. By moving it around I hope to also deter earwigs etc. However I still don't know what was eating it.
28 Oct 16 Bob Dobbs (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
Hi Robyn. Possums love parsley. They have decimated my parsley plants in the different houses I have lived in and I have often heard my friends 'cursing' the possums for eating their own parsley plants.. Your chicken wire barriers will do the trick. I did something similar. Bob

Hi Robyn. Possums love parsley. They have decimated my parsley plants in the different houses I have lived in and I have often heard my friends 'cursing' the possums for eating their own parsley plants.. Your chicken wire barriers will do the trick. I did something similar. Bob

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