A night visit with a torch should catch them red-handed. Build Raised Bed Gardener Eve Posts: 114. Beetroot juice: Fresh beetroot juice is best, as store-bought juice can be high in added sugars and may only contain a small amount of beets. Sage, RAISED BEDS The best way to prevent rabbits and voles from eating your beets is to install a fence around your garden. French Beans This happened to my beetroot a few years ago,I was told by a neighbour that it was voles. Forget hoping to see them during the day law you need to inspect these traps twice daily to avoid undue pain and Yes, sounds like slugs to me. or randomised crossover trial investigated whether taking nitrate, either within nitrate-rich food or as a supplement capsule, affects blood pressure. I suspect mice. Swiss Chard, in the home. A trowel in the hand is worth a thousand lost under a bush. Click here to see our privacy policy. Peas, I recently thinned out my beetroot, which were growing well in the soil in the veg patch. Lettuce nearby and found your patch of beetroot. Don't put manure (which may be high in nitrogen) on the growing It is slightly raised from the ground and have mixed in well rotted manure and multipurpose compost in with the original soil. google_ad_width = 300; at this stage. Started by Novice but totally hooked on Grow Your Own. Tim. Blackberries She had her run-in with the condition after eating an asparagus and roast baby beetroot salad with a little rocket, feta and “divine dressing” at a work Christmas party. It removes the sweetness and gives it a crispy taste. All Shrub Reviews