OUTSLITHER SLUGS & SNAILS

Hauraki Herald - - GARDENING -

We came home to find six slimy tiger slugs slith­er­ing their way all over our front steps the other night. These gas­tropods will gorge on young leaves in wet au­tumn weather. Pest con­trol us­ing egg shells, beer traps and cof­fee grounds all sound good in the­ory, but tri­als by the late Get Grow­ing colum­nist and gar­den writer Vir­gil Evetts de­bunked these meth­ods.

In­stead, trap ma­raud­ing

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