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garlic to keep slugs off hostas?

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By Dibber

essex, United Kingdom Gb

On gardeners world last night they said to boil a garlic bulb let the water cool and pour over the hosta and this would keep slugs away. Has anyone tried this




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The only thing I have found that work on hostas is copper rings, when the slugs slither onto them, it gives them an electric shock.

14 May, 2007

 

...Forgot to mention, here is a website for copper rings http://www.slugrings.co.uk/

14 May, 2007

 

I use garlic rinse on my hostas, it is superb - it keeps slugs and snails away and the hosta foliage is fabulous.

24 May, 2007

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