[permaculture] Slug control

Robyn Francis erda at nor.com.au
Tue Nov 16 21:31:16 EST 2004


On 16/11/04 9:38 AM, "Paul Wheaton" <paul at richsoil.com> wrote:

> I had the best solution until you nixed poultry.  Turning chickens into your
> garden a
> couple of hours before they go to roost would make it so they eat the slugs
> and leave
> your veggies alone.

You must have amazingly selective chickens to only eat your slugs without
scratching out seedlings, turning the mulch upside down and feasting on
lettuce - you wouldn't believe the destruction they can wreck in just a few
minutes in the vegie patch
Robyn




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