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Re: Slugs


Ronnie: I use this beer recipe for slugs in hostas: One half can in saucer,
one half can in me, etc., etc. It's also useful for making beer beans, a
favorite when grilling on the deck or camping. Half a can of beer in the
beans, stir well, half a can for me, add another half can to the beans, etc.
All fun aside, the beer really does work with slugs.

John Adney
Marion, Iowa (on the line, usually, of zones 4-5)


-----Original Message-----
From: RonnieEA@aol.com <RonnieEA@aol.com>
To: hosta-open@mallorn.com <hosta-open@mallorn.com>
Date: Saturday, June 05, 1999 11:43 PM
Subject: Re: Slugs


>In a message dated 6/4/99 8:38:24 PM Eastern Daylight Time, CCREDUX@aol.com
>writes:
>
><< Probably small slugs. Are the holes small? >>
>
>And it's one more for Dr. Clyde... Your diagnostic skills are second to
>none...
>The reason I think they are small slugs is that I have never seen a big
slug
>- always small ones that I see..  Anyway, without trying to put the slug
jinx
>on myself, I have not had any slug damage yet this year..  Seems in other
>years they started being more active nearer July..This year I think I am
>going to drink beer with the little buggers...I may not get any more slugs
>than last year, but at least it won't bother me as much..
>
>Ronnie
>
>Ronnie
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