Re: Desperately Seeking slug relief on dahlias!
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- Subject: Re: Desperately Seeking slug relief on dahlias!
- From: "John I. Jones" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Fri, 26 Jun 1998 22:28:39 +0000
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Lewis,Shirlee E wrote:
> > Katherine Roberts wrote:
> > Second, does anyone have any idea whether the vinegar
> > and water also works on the roly-poly (they roll into a ball when
> > they
> > get touched) bugs? The slug and snail pellets are supposed to kill
> > them too, or so we've been told. But it seems like we live right on
> > top of a *huge* roly-poly mound or something, because there seems to
> > be no end in sight. When it gets as dry ass it has gotten in Texas
> > recently the rotten little bugs even invade our house looking for
> > water, and they like to eat my iris rhizomes! Even if the vinegar
> > and
> > water solution doesn't help, does anyone have any other suggestions?
> > Those little critters can really be a problem. Three years ago they
> > ate my brand new rhizome of BABOONS BOTTOM. I gave up and resorted to
> > the dreaded "chemical" solution. I found a Lilly Miller product for
> > earwigs, sow bugs (those rolly polly ones) and grasshoppers. I don't
> > remember about the grasshoppers; but, it really worked well on the
> > other two.
> > Shirlee Lewis (sunny, warm and I have to go to Mom's to start working
> > off that Mother's day present.)
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