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Growing Spinach, also English spinach

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05 Dec 15 John (Australia - temperate climate)
Good idea to go out at night with a bright torch. I found an advancing army of slugs and snails sliding across the the dewey wet lawn heading to the vege patch. I just use a little hand spade and chop them in half. After several nights of disposing of up to 20 a night they are now almost non existent. It's good fun . . . hehehe.
14 Dec 15 Jaime (Australia - temperate climate)
Hehehe love it! I've also heard a bowl of beer? Apparently they are drawn to this as they like the taste and then drown. Am yet to try this....
29 Feb 16 George (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
I put beer in a bowl and then cover it with a lid to stop rain and wind ruining it but leaving a gap between the two. I can confirm it works.
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