It has been several weeks now since i have attempted sowing carrot seed for an autumn harvest. the first attempt didnt produce many seedlings, so i put down another helping of seeds, and these started doing better and were starting to get true leaves. But then i have been noticing that, one by one, they are just totally vanishing, not even any leftover munched leaves, and no marks in the ground where they may have been dug or pulled out.
Slugs or snails, perhaps. When I have seedlings "vanish" a dose of Sluggo tends to correct the problem for the next batch. That said, I have a rabbit fence, and rabbits are also quite effective destroyers.
yes the veggie bed i put these in is also fenced, plus an "anti carrot fly" net was also put over the carrot sprouts, so slugs were definitely a background suspicion, but wanted to make sure with you guys first, lol.
I did set out some of those home made beer traps nearby the carrot sprouts (thankfully dad keeps some in the fridge, lol), poured some into a couple of disposable plastic cups, now just to wait to see what i get.