How can I protect vegetables from pests?

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How can I protect vegetables from pests?
« on: 24/12/2008 15:56:50 »
GWall asked the Naked Scientists:

My 8 year old twins and I planted a small garden yesterday, maybe 8 by 10 with broccoli, lettuce, onions, and carrots.  The carrots we planted as seeds, the rest are small plants.  How can I best protect them against snails and other pests?

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How can I protect vegetables from pests?
« Reply #1 on: 24/12/2008 19:55:14 »
Here is a list of methods to protect plants from snails & slugs using: beer, eggshells, salt & copper.
http://www.sustainable-gardening-tips.com/garden-snails.html

« Last Edit: 24/12/2008 20:05:10 by RD »