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Top Reasons To Love Slugs (Plus a Recipe to Eat Them)

After I posted my Slugs Must Die rant, I received so many save-the-slugs comments that I was forced to reconsider my views on the mollusk. Yes, slugs wreak havoc in gardens, eating tender plants an…

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16 Natural Ways To Defeat Garden Slugs

I love all creatures great and small. Except slugs in my garden. Those slimy gastropods that not only gross me out, but they take large bites out of tender seedlings and shoots, devouring my precio…

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Seven Tips for Chemical-Free Pest Control

The weather's heating up, and that means all sorts of creepy crawlies are about in force. Conventional pesticides are full of nasty chemicals linked to health concerns from ADHD in children to Pa…

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6 Ways to Say So Long to Slugs

Slugs and snails are a huge problem in many gardens, especially those with tender-leaved plants that have lots of folds or large sheltering leaves low to the ground, such as lettuce, hostas, and tende…

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