Getting rid of slugs ... create a moat?

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Post: # 54422Post ohareward »

Hi Fee, what does the slug trap look like. We have a few slugs but not the quantities you talk about. I would like to try making them, (the traps that is).

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Post: # 54430Post paradox »

Hi fee i would love to see a picture of those slugtraps.

Im have a big slug problem at the moment they ate 4 of my baby lettuces last night despite having a beer trap out and going out every half hour with a torch to remove any i could find.

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Every half-hour? That's dedicated! It sounds like, among other strategies, you need to make sure you plant out a lot more seedlings than you expect to make it to adulthood.

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Post: # 54502Post ina »

mithril wrote:Apparently slugs won't cross a barrier of hair. They can't slide over it! So maybe it's time to shave the dog or yourself... :wink:
mithril.
Would wool work as well?

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