Tag: killer slugs

How To Grow Tomatoes

Yes! The first tomatoes are finally ripe. They’re late because the ones I originally planted were cut down by killer slugs. That was a tough one since those original ones I sowed indoor where they germinated in my windowsill and grew up to become sound 20 cm (8 inch) plants. I’m not sure what to

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Killer Slugs On Copper

Annie from Edifice Rex posted a tip on controlling killer slugs by using copper. Apparently copper will short circuit their body due to some electrolytic effect, and they will stay away since they will get an electrical shock when they try to cross the copper. I’ve been reading reviews of this method and it seems

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Where The Killer Slugs Roam

If you have killer slugs in your garden it can be a significant problem that has to be dealt with in some way. To get a clearer picture of the problem I’ve put together a list that shows where they have spread to. If you’re fighting killer slugs (Arion Lusitanicus) in your area please leave

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For The Fifth Time – Stay Away From My Lettuce

No, it’s not a snake, it’s a big mean old killer slug out to get my vegetables! I can’t seem to get rid of these bastards, and I keep hearing it’s a slow slug year?… I’m a little bit scared. Anyway, as the old saying goes, keep your friends close, but keep your enemies closer,

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Attack Of The Killer Slugs

Argh, those slimy bastards. This is the killer slug, and a nice big one too. They have different names including killer slugs, Spanish slugs and the latin name Arion Lusitanicus. I guess the killer nickname comes from the fact that they eat each other like cannibals. That is not so clever because when one of

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