Slugs and Snails

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Slugs and Snails

Post: # 294829Post MINESAPINT »

I read an article earlier that seemed to suggest not all varieties of slugs and snails are pests, some slugs actually eat other slugs and do not bother your lettuce at all. When I come across a slug or snail on the garden I deal with it, I do not use slug pellets. As I am dealing with slugs and snails on a one to one basis if I was aware which are beneficial I would certainly not kill them.

I am hoping someone can help me identify the good guys?

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Re: Slugs and Snails

Post: # 294830Post Green Aura »

Not sure that's a good idea, Mike. Apparently (according to Mr Google) they're giant slugs which are set to wipeout native species and are impervious to all known poisons. I don't know what use slugs are in the foodchain, other than maybe bird food but it doesn't sound good.
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