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Re: Spiders, slugs or snails

  • Subject: Re: [ferns] Spiders, slugs or snails
  • From: "Dean Ouer" <d.ouer@cox.net>
  • Date: Tue, 23 Mar 2004 09:39:35 -0800

I can only offer advice on the slugs and snails. There is a hard to find
product called Sluggo. Completely organic and safe for pets. It is an iron
based chemical of some kind. It is not cheap, but I feel it is worth the
price. I use it and it seems to work as well as any other bait I have tried.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Doret Vermeulen" <cfa@mweb.com.na>
To: <ferns@hort.net>
Sent: Tuesday, March 23, 2004 12:09 AM
Subject: [ferns] Spiders, slugs or snails


> Hi Everyone,
>
> I need some advise please.
>
> I know that most people would differ from me but I really do need to do
> something about SPIDERS.
>
> I know spiders eat lots of other insects but at this stage they are
totally
> covering my ferns with there webs.  I clean it very often but now often is
> not
> enough.  I can clean it this afternoon tomorrow they will be covered again
> with all these ugly webs.
>
> I don't want to spray just any other insecticide as we have other night
> lizards living there for years now and I am affraid they will die as well.
>
> The other problem are slugs are that those without the little house on
their
> backs.  Because we have overhead watering and the snailbait are always
> getting wet.
> Ast the big problem is during the rainy season which are ending in a
month's
> time but at this stage they are just eating away.
>
> Thanks.
> Doret
>
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