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By Swanky

cheshire, United Kingdom Gb

HELP i think woodlice are eating my petunias,slugs i can deal with but woodlice!!!!.They are planted in half wooden barrals



I don't think woodlice eat plants - only dead wood and the like. There are loads under my pots and planters and I haven't had anything eaten yet - it's more likely to be the usual garden pests.

27 May, 2010


No not woodlice, they only eat dead matter

27 May, 2010


Woodlice like the same conditions as snails and slugs, so if you have lots of woodlice, you're likely to have at least some slugs. A woodlouse wouldn't eat a petunia until after it was dead and rotting.

27 May, 2010


Thanx to you all..I think i was panicing as i had just put the petunias in.I will put some slug pellets down just in case the little bliters are having a good meal at my expence .Thanx once again .

28 May, 2010

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