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Re: Desperately Seeking slug relief on dahlias!

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
  • Subject: Re: Desperately Seeking slug relief on dahlias!
  • From: "John I. Jones" <jijones@ix.netcom.com>
  • Date: Thu, 25 Jun 1998 12:48:19 +0000

> I'm sure Carryl Meyer will get a number of responses, since there are as
> many slug remedies as people.
> But she said a magic word -- dahlias!! Email me at
> SCHAFFCM@BUFFALOSTATE.EDU and I'll let you in on what the dahlia.net
> says about slugs.  Dennis "Starlord" is the list owner and can help you
> subscribe.
> ***
> Here in Buffalo, NY, it's mighty dry, but the dahlias are mulched. Slug pellets
> have worked as well as anything. If slugs in the garden are really bad
> (they attack iris, also!) dahlias in pots works to keep control over the
> watering.
> This is one great year for the slugs. Wonder how many species there are???
> Carolyn Schaffner in Buffalo, NY

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