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PostPosted: Sun May 17, 2009 2:52 pm    Post subject: Organic snail and slug killer Reply with quote

I found this on another web site and thought id share it, sounds great.




Coffee. It's a great slug and snail killer. Add to 10 parts water, one part espresso coffee. It has to be espresso because instant coffee is just too weak. Spray this solution over the surface of leaves and over the surface of the soil, where snails and slugs might crawl. The snails absorb the coffee through their skin and the caffeine in it kills them. So that's 10 parts water and one part espresso coffee. That's got to be better than using chemical snail baits in the garden. But remember to reapply all these remedies after heavy rain because they are not residual.
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PostPosted: Sun May 17, 2009 6:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

there are a lot of ways to control Snails and Slugs

In wet weather like the last few years it seems like a losing battle.

Natural Slug Control
http://www.eartheasy.com/grow_nat_slug_cntrl.htm

How To Kill Snails and Slugs - The Definitive Guide
http://www.weekendgardener.net/how-to/snails-slugs.htm

Garden Slugs and Snails
http://www.gardenersnet.com/atoz/slugs.htm
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