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Re: sluggo/escar-go

I make a ring around slug prone plants w/ lava sand and they stay
untouched. It's so rough it would tear up anything softbodied that tried
to cross it.

I alternate that w/ DE sometimes too.

---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: David Franzman <dfranzma@pacbell.net>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Sun, 05 Oct 2003 11:44:24 -0700

>I use Sluggo (same as Escar-go) and have for several years now.  
>However, I was just told by a customer that it is necessary to rotate 
>your your snail controls every two years because snails and slugs will 
>lose it's effectiveness as the critters develop immunity to the active 
>ingredients.  Has anybody else heard this?  It does fall in line with 
>other chemicals for controlling insects but I've never heard it in 
>conjunction with snail/slug control.
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX/zone 8A


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