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Tips on controlling garden slugs.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #388 May 1998 (v.48#5) pg. 51

Tips on using thin copper strips to keep snails away from plants.
FINE GARDENING #13 May-Jun 1990 pg. 86
Added Info FINE GARDENING #15 Sep-Oct 1990 pg. 6

Stopping slugs and snails. Safe and effective methods of control.
FINE GARDENING #22 Nov-Dec 1991 pg. 56
Added Info FINE GARDENING #24 Mar-Apr 1992 pg. 6

Tip on deterring slugs with pine needle mulch.
FINE GARDENING #32 Jul-Aug 1993 pg. 8

How to trap slugs in the garden using clay pots.
FINE GARDENING #32 Jul-Aug 1993 pg. 8

Some effective remedies for slugs.
FINE GARDENING #33 Sep-Oct 1993 pg. 18

Slug control ideas. (1) Dried egg shells, (2) cutting slugs in half, (3) diatomaceous earth, (4) raised beds, and (5) composting with straw or seaweed.
FINE GARDENING #38 Jul-Aug 1994 pg. 8

Tip on using a band of copper sheeting to keep snails out of trees.
FINE GARDENING #45 Sep-Oct 1995 pg. 8

Tip suggests use of orange peels as bait to control slugs and snails.
FINE GARDENING #49 May-Jun 1996 pg. 14

Tip describes how to use honey-water for garden slug control.
FINE GARDENING #50 Jul-Aug 1996 pg. 12

Tip recommends using eggshells to deter slugs.
FINE GARDENING #54 Mar-Apr 1997 pg. 14

Make a beer-filled slug catcher with a lid so visiting birds don't get drunk.
FINE GARDENING #56 Jul-Aug 1997 pg. 8

Tip offers a solution that stops slugs without harming plants.
FINE GARDENING #61 May-Jun 1998 pg. 8
Added Info FINE GARDENING #64 Nov-Dec 1998 pg. 5

Tip suggests using stale bread as slug bait.
FINE GARDENING #62 Jul-Aug 1998 pg. 12

How to make a slug trap from an empty one-liter plastic bottle.
FINE GARDENING #69 Sep-Oct 1999 pg. 11

A description of slug or snail eggs and advice on how to cut down slug and snail populations in gardens.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jun-Jul 1994 (v.38#3) pg. 85

Make a simple slug trap from wood and nails.
GARDEN GATE #2 Apr-May 1995 pg. 28

Tips on ridding plants of slugs.
GARDEN GATE #15 Jun 1997 pg. 4

Tip shows how to make a slug trap from a plastic soda bottle.
GARDEN GATE #26 Apr 1999 pg. 4

Ways to keep slugs away from hostas.
GARDEN GATE #26 Apr 1999 pg. 38

Recipe to combat slugs.
HERB COMPANION Apr-May 1993 (v.5#4) pg. 5

Great bugs. A look at some of the major garden pests (grasshoppers, whiteflies, slugs, aphids and spider mites.)
HERB COMPANION Jun-Jul 1993 (v.5#5) pg. 56

Advice on thwarting slugs that are eating primrose leaves.
HORTICULTURE May 1991 (v.69#5) pg. 14

Difference explained between diatomaceous earth for use in swimming pools and that for use in gardens to control slugs.
HORTICULTURE Aug-Sep 1994 (v.72#7) pg. 10

Protective collars made from aluminum window screening serve as deterrents to slugs and cutworms.
KITCHEN GARDEN #5 Oct-Nov 1996 pg. 11

Sweet gum balls suggested as slug deterrent in the garden.
KITCHEN GARDEN #6 Dec 1996-Jan 1997 pg. 8

Slugging it out. A summary of slug habits and methods for getting them out of the garden.
KITCHEN GARDEN #7 Feb-Mar 1997 pg. 38

Tip suggests using grapefruit rinds to fight slugs in the garden.
KITCHEN GARDEN #15 Jun-Jul 1998 pg. 18

Tip suggests using a copper scouring pad in the bottom of a plant pot to keep slugs out.
KITCHEN GARDEN #15 Jun-Jul 1998 pg. 18

Tip suggests system for collecting and dispensing with slugs.
KITCHEN GARDEN #17 Oct-Nov 1998 pg. 18

Controlling slugs and snails in the garden.
KITCHEN GARDENER #20 Apr-May 1999 pg. 48

How to give a cutworm collar an edge that will protect seedlings from slugs and snails as well as cutworms.
KITCHEN GARDENER #22 Aug-Sep 1999 pg. 8

Tip recommends using melon rinds as slug traps in the garden.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jan 1991 (v.38#1) pg. 82

Thirty-two tips on how to combat slugs.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1991 (v.38#4) pg. 44
Correction ORGANIC GARDENING Sep-Oct 1991 (v.38#7) pg. 11
Added Info ORGANIC GARDENING Jan 1992 (v.39#1) pg. 14

Tips on making a slug repellant from eggshells.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1991 (v.38#4) pg. 86

Fifteen slug-stopping success strategies for organic gardens.
ORGANIC GARDENING May-Jun 1992 (v.39#5) pg. 42
Added Info ORGANIC GARDENING Sep-Oct 1992 (v.39#7) pg. 14

Tip recommends feeding snails and slugs to keep them from eating garden plants.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jan 1993 (v.40#1) pg. 7

A beer-and-flour recipe for use to control slugs.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1994 (v.41#3) pg. 14

Tip describes how to make a "tea" from chile peppers that keeps soil pests (slugs, sowbugs, cutworms and earwigs) away from seedlings.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1994 (v.41#4) pg. 79

Tip recommends using cedar chips to cover a greenhouse floor to control slugs.
ORGANIC GARDENING Dec 1994 (v.41#9) pg. 64

Use of citrus peels to control slugs described.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jan 1996 (v.43#1) pg. 68

Tip describes how to turn pine-bark nuggets into a fine bark mulch that repels slugs.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1996 (v.43#3) pg. 108

Two tips for getting rid of slugs in the garden.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1997 (v.44#4) pg. 7

Tip recommends making plant collars from aluminum foil to thwart slugs and cutworms.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1997 (v.44#4) pg. 80

Eighteen ways to stop slugs and snails in the garden.
ORGANIC GARDENING May-Jun 1997 (v.44#5) pg. 46

How to slug-proof potted plants with copper pennies.
ORGANIC GARDENING May-Jun 1997 (v.44#5) pg. 76

Tip on making a slug trap from plastic pipe and diatomaceous earth.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jul-Aug 1999 (v.46#4) pg. 67