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Re: Too late, too late!!! :o(

Boy I must get lucky. I never have slug problems. Of course I did have a BAD
spider mite problem in the rest of the garden last year.

Mike Groothuis
Niles, MI
zone 5b (...and raining, oh well. Grow, you hostas, grow!)

Jose Almandoz wrote:

> Hi Hosta List,
> I went today to inspect part of my Hosta collection I grow in other
> place far from where I garden. It is a colder place and I thought I
> could be in time to see if slugs and snails had done their nasty job...
> Well, I've arrived far too late!!!. On the early sprouting hostas the
> foliage was severely ravaged by these %??@ bugs and, frankly, the plants
> looked dreadful. The only thing I could do was trying to clean the base
> of the plants and shovel some slug bait. I can only check these plants
> once a week at the most. Is there any hope for these plants to make some
> new growth?. What can I do???. the ammonia solution would help for if
> there are critters inside the clumps?. Too late, too late!!! :o(
> Greetings,
> Jose
> Basque Country, coastal Northern Spain, SW Europe
> Z9 - Humid oceanic climate
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