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Snail-proof your salads with a gutter garden
Sarah with her ingenious high-rise gutter garden

When KG reader Sarah Palmer got fed up with sharing her lettuces with the slugs and snails she decided she would set them a challenge… “I’ve tried looking at things from a snail’s perspective, I really have. I can see how the stem of a sunflower or courgette plant looks succulent and too delicious to resist, but seeing as they never seem to think about how I feel to come down in the morning to find my beloved seedlings munched away to slimy stalks, this year I decided enough was enough.

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This month - Keep fresh, harvest and storage tips plus grow grapes and soya beans. Wow factor - Try globe artichokes and cardoons. Feeling drained? Share the highs (and lows!) of gutter gardening. Herbal treats - make a handy herb box and visit a grower's paradise. Fun with fungi - a beginners guide. Plus pruning for fruit, cash savers, feed your soil the organic way and fantastic exclusive videos in our custon iPad edition.