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Jessey

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Luckily we don't have rabbits to contend with :)

Slugs on spuds, what does that look like? I dug up twice as many as in my picture but threw a lot away as they had little holes into them, I assume that was the blite?
 

chunky monkey

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No. If theyve got holes thats likely to be slugs. If the potatoes look normal appart from holes you can use them you just need to cut the potato and pare out the hole wth a knife.

With blight you either get nothing or they look like they are going rotten or scabby on the outside.
 
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Jessey

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Good to know, I will definitely be putting copper tape down around the young plants next year to keep the slugs and snails out, but it was too late before I heard about it this year.
 

chunky monkey

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Havent been on the garden for a few days. The weeds are growing well.

Thought id have a little scratch round on the white spuds, a couple of the plants leaves are looking wilted this week. Uncovered a big spud near the surface so decided to go for it and dig a root.
I think there ready. Shant buy any spuds now for a bit. I will be digging.

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Slightly disappointing as they are slugged. But the holes arent too deep. Picture for @Jessey, did your holes look like this.

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Luckily we don't have rabbits to contend with :)

Slugs on spuds, what does that look like? I dug up twice as many as in my picture but threw a lot away as they had little holes into them, I assume that was the blite?
Holes in spuds could also be wireworms too. šŸ˜Š
 
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chunky monkey

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Mine have grown like mad this week cos i havent had time to check on the veg plot. I found a recipe for courgette pancakes so im experimenting fir my lunch today. I could do fritters but not in the mood for cooking them.
 
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