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Re: Too late, too late!!! :o(

Not to mention that Jose is in Spain, and describes his climate as a humid
zone 9.  Methinks the slugs might just be a bit more advanced there than
they are for us.

Bob Campbell
-----Original Message-----
From: Meum71@aol.com <Meum71@aol.com>
To: hosta-open@mallorn.com <hosta-open@mallorn.com>
Date: April 19, 1999 11:04 PM
Subject: Re: Too late, too late!!! :o(
>Clyde- slugs will over winter next to the eyes of the Hosta and feed on the
>eyes in the fall and early spring, chewing large chunks out of the eyes and
>the emerging foliage.
>My last slug treatment occurs in the late fall just after all the host have
>turned yellow or brown and the first treatment is in the spring BEFORE the
>eyes emerge out of the ground.
>This has worked very well the kill off the little vermin over the last few
>Oh please may it never get as bad as it was in 1995! First it was dry and
>the slugs moved out of the woods into my Hosta and then it rained for five
>weeks producing a bumper crop of slimmers.

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