Lachenalia seedlings

John Wickham
Mon, 07 Nov 2011 11:28:55 PST
It sounds as though Max has a trained militia at work. If his training techniques can be replicated, it may be an option. Is there a gastropod boot camp? What happens when they go AWOL?

--- On Mon, 11/7/11, AW <> wrote:

From: AW <>
Subject: Re: [pbs] Lachenalia seedlings
To: "'Pacific Bulb Society'" <>
Date: Monday, November 7, 2011, 11:16 AM

Thanks, but that's hardly an acceptable solution! 

From: []
On Behalf Of Max Withers
I enlist gastropods to keep mine in check.

On 11/7/11 11:06 AM, AW wrote:
> What a year for Lachenalia seedlings! With the wetter than normal 
> winter last year and rain coming early this fall (autumn) they have 
> multiplied enormously and have appeared in considerable numbers in 
> fresh potting soil and even in seedling mix. Worst of all, the 
> seedlings have appeared to almost choke the nerines. I have to remove 
> these intruders as soon as spot them but it's not a job I can keep up
> Does anyone else have this problem with Lachenalias?
> Andrew

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