On Wed, 24 Sep 1997, sdkeller wrote:
> Your suggestion about using Epsom Salts to keep out slugs sounds
> interesting. Isn't it harmful to the plants as it washes into the soil?
> Last year I used Diatomaceous Earth under my hostas and it worked
> beautifully. This year I was lazy, and they are in shreds. I also noted
> that my new Iris have elongated holes in the leaves. Should I suspect
> Sally in the valley
> SE NY Zone 6 Dry Dry Dry!
In addition to slug, snail prevention, it supplies irises with a
needed trace element. Walter