Freakout Looming... what is this!?!
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I have a pot of some houseplants -- money tree, lucky bamboo, etc. all potted together.
The other day, I found a little plasticky looking ball and picked it out while talking to my boyfriend without giving it much thought. But then today, I ended up lifting some of the mulch rocks to see if there were more, and crap - there's more.
Please tell me these are some kind of creepy looking fertilizer balls and not eggs about to hatch in my home!!?!!
I did a massive Google search and the opinions vary -- they're slug/snail eggs, but not really. They're slow-release fertlizers -- but not really.
The soil was Miracle-Gro and this particular pot, I don't believe I mixed anything but some peat moss in it.
I found two today on top of the soil and popped one. Screamed like a little girl and dropped it in the sink. It's rather hard on the outside but it can be popped -- and some liquid squirts out. This is most definitely not Osmocote, or any kind of Osmocote I've used which are hard granules, to my knowledge.
Please, please, please say some kind of fertliizer?
But you'd think they'd make it NOT look like eggs of common gardening pests....