slugs

Asked September 9, 2019, 10:33 AM EDT

what is the safest way ro get rid ofslugs around my hosta's ?

Itasca County Minnesota slugs horticulture

1 Response

Trapping them can reduce the population. Lay out boards overnight, then look underneath the next morning.

Reduce hiding places that they can shelter in during the day: under boards or in mulches, for example.

Some people have had success with copper or diatomaceous earth as a barrier. Read here:
https://extension.umn.edu/yard-and-garden-insects/slugs