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Re: Mildred & Slugs

Glen Williams wrote:

>    The current Journal covers most of the known slug cures very
> thoroughly.
> It does leave out Mildred Seaver's weapon of choice however. She uses
> wet
> pieces of Romaine Lettuce strewn near favorite plants in the
> evening.In the
> early morning she rises and collects the leaves  washing them off in
> warm
> soapy water- saving what is left of the Romaine for yet another
> evening of
> slug control. A  recent conversation confirmed that she had indeed
> removed
> 40  greedy little slugs from one piece of lettuce.
>    At the moment I spray with amonia and water and take an unnatural
> pleasure in watching them dissolve in the mixture.Being poltically
> correct
> however I do put up small signs for them indicating  my spraying times
> and
> what they can expect. This fortunately has about as much affect on
> their
> nocturnal munch fest as my reading the contents on the side of a pint
> of
> Hagen Daz ice cream.
> G.Williams Vt
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Oh, Thank You Glen.
Now I know what this hot lazy afternoon was needing!
I'm also going to try the Romaine Lettuce trick, although I doubt I'll
be washing it off each morning!

Carrie Hampton   Ohio

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