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Re: Mulch

Mulch is neither a source of or protection for slugs. All pest come and go
but they are always looking for a food source. A hosta garden is a nice
food source so they found it and will again. 

At 09:28 AM 2/15/99 -0600, you wrote:
>Thanks Butch.  The hostas I'm referring to are for sure mounded.  I will
>have to see if I can find some hardwood mulch.  The only problem is the
>slugs.  I fought them like crazy last year and suppose I will this year
>also.  I had not had them before and don't know where they came from.  It
>was like they were dropped out of the sky.  I wanted to keep the garden
>clean until I can get the critters somewhat under control.
>Beth Arnold
>Peoria Illinois  Zone 5
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Butch Ragland So. Indiana zone 5

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