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Re: Mildred & Slugs


A good laugh to start the morning, Glen!

But the problem is clear..Obviously you have a communication problem.
Suggest you use the international pictograms for ammonia spraying and slug
dissolving.

Gerry (who is running out to the fridge later to get some "slug traps" from
the veggie drawer)


At 03:43 PM 6/20/98 -0500, you wrote:
>   The current Journal covers most of the known slug cures very thoroughly.
>It does leave out Mildred Seaver's weapon of choice however. She uses  wet
>pieces of Romaine Lettuce strewn near favorite plants in the evening.In the
>early morning she rises and collects the leaves  washing them off in warm
>soapy water- saving what is left of the Romaine for yet another evening of
>slug control. A  recent conversation confirmed that she had indeed removed
>40  greedy little slugs from one piece of lettuce.
>   At the moment I spray with amonia and water and take an unnatural
>pleasure in watching them dissolve in the mixture.Being poltically correct
>however I do put up small signs for them indicating  my spraying times and
>what they can expect. This fortunately has about as much affect on their
>nocturnal munch fest as my reading the contents on the side of a pint of
>Hagen Daz ice cream.
>G.Williams Vt
>
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