slugs

john doe nobody at nowhere.com
Mon Jun 29 09:09:22 EST 1998


On Mon, 29 Jun 1998 07:06:55 -0400 (EDT), dantjam at webtv.net (Daniel
Wilson) wrote:

>Help.  I hav a slug problem with my houseplants.  They are maiinly
>eating my begonias and african violet blossoms.  The slime trails give
>them away.  What should I do?
Give them beer!

Place a shallow dish with beer in it at a place where they can get to
it. They will be attracted to the yeasty aroma, dive in, and drown
themselves. While it may not be the most humane treatment, at least
they'll die happy!



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