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Easy way to find out if youEasy way to find out if you have slugs and get rid of them is to bury a pie pan in the ground so that the rim is level with the ground and fill it with stale beer. The little alcoholics will crawl in and drown themselves for you. You can also kill them by sprinkling Diatomaceous Earth on the ground around the base of the plant or using a dust applicator to apply it to foliage. Works on aphids,thripes,ants and many others. Reapply after rain or watering. Use only the "food grade" DE. Cheapest rates are the farm stores. Totally non toxic. Many people eat it as a nutritional supplement. As long as the package says "food grade",you have the right one.

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