Slugs love cucumbers

Gardener:Sarah W

Date:25 Oct 2020

Blog Type:Vegetables

I've got behind on some of my plants which is frustrating. My saved seed of cucumbers and zucchini didn't germinate so this was a couple of weeks wasted while waiting. I then got some swapped seeds of cucumber and bought some zucchini seeds so this next lot happily germinated inside. Unfortunately the poor cucumber seedlings got hammered by slugs/snails on their first night out. I thought I was on top of these guys due to the vast number of birds we have at the moment but obviously not. A few night time visits have shown me how many are nibbling on my garden. No more!

I've built them a climbing frame out of bamboo and some old fishing poles so I'm hoping the cucumber in particular pulls through!

Slugs love cucumbers