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Sloshed Slugs


By katcod


Have found a way to get rid of slugs…get them dead drunk on beer! Have dug small containers full of beer into the ground nearby the plants and vegies that the slugs find so delicious. Next morning you’ll find some floating dead in the amber nectar. Tried it out first with beer from the fridge (Fosters) which they liked, but I like it better….so tried the cheaper Tesco brand beer and they still like it.

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My grandmother taught me this trick, which most men dislike using! : ) They also like to hide under grapefruit skins. The slugs not the men! LOL

24 Aug, 2008


does the singing and dancing in the middle of the night from the drunk slugs not wake you up katcod lol

24 Aug, 2008


Thanks for that Wohbuhli true most men do dislike slugs getting their beer.Happy to hide under a grapefruit skin while drinking my beer if you think this would help!

24 Aug, 2008


I don't waste beer on my slugs - a pinch of salt on each one is a very satisfying way to get rid of them!

24 Aug, 2008


Pinch of salt ugh horrible mess, what i do is after a wet evening go around the garden with a torch and collect up as many as i can find, and then go walkies with them. I have a nice little spot where they go.

24 Aug, 2008


Janet i wondered who was chucking slugs over my back gate...

24 Aug, 2008


Kev My neighbour insists he never has any slugs or snails in his garden, i know he does. lol

25 Aug, 2008

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