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    Default No snail damage

    I have just used a red cabbage from the garden and when preparing it there were no slugs or snail's on it and not a lot of snail damage, compared to green cabbages, they are far more snail resistant, are there other veg that sluggish and snail's avoid
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    I "think" I read that red leaves are less attractive to slugs, snails, ?birds than green - but I could be making it up!!
    Look on the bright side

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    I've read that too, although I have had red cabbages damaged by slugs in my friend's garden.
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    I noticed that the other year when i grew some,they were quite clean,unlike the green ones,even the chickens won't eat it,
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    I've noticed that my red chard doesn't get as much damage as the rest.
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    If red puts them off a bit, I wonder if Snadger or Jay-ell noticed any difference when they were doing their trials with different coloured mesh
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    it may be a struggle to reach the top, but once your over the hill your problems start.

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