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Growing Coriander, also Cilantro, Chinese parsley

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10 Apr 09 ali (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
what is eating my coriander? I don't seem to be having any luck with this herb as something eats it. I've put chicken wire aroung the small herb bed but something still manages to eat it! Help!
05 May 10 Sheldon (Australia - temperate climate)
I have the same problem, what on earth is small enough to get through protective netting and still eat the whole plant in one go?!!!
05 May 10 (Australia - cool/mountain climate)
Snails and slugs will eat an entire plant in a night. Maybe the holes are big enough for them to get through? Tried snail baits?
08 May 10 sheldon (Australia - cool/mountain climate)
thanks for your response, yes have snail bait around the pots my herbs are planted in.
09 May 10 (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
Crickets will eat seedlings. Maybe the problem?
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