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|Garden Tool||What unites gardeners from all walks of life? A passionate loathing of slugs and snails. Perhaps if we understood these little slimy mollusks better - their lifecycle, their tastes - we'd learn to appreciate them for the successful creatures they are. Or at least we could learn how to drive them out of our gardens with the latest science has to offer. |
The BBC's Science and Nature web site has an in-depth article on snails and slugs that makes fascinating reading. http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/animals/features/291feature1.shtml
A long list of "Slug Resistant Plants" is given in a Seattle Times article by local writer Valerie Easton
|Keywords||Snails, Slugs, Lavatera, Geranium, Euphorbia|
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June 24 2013 13:17:10