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Author Topic: Are chippings essential to top dress alpine pots?  (Read 2609 times)

newstart

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Re: Are chippings essential to top dress alpine pots?
« Reply #15 on: October 28, 2010, 09:57:23 AM »
I will try the chipping after all as alot of plants can be lost with dripping. Also vine weevil is a problem and at least some pests may be put off with chippings inside and above the compost. Whether 10 mm makes a difference above making it harder for a slug to go across I'm not sure.  I will report back to see if slugs decrease a bit as I am new to the idea.

Thanks again.
David in Central England. Lots more still to learn!

 


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