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Slugs, snails and hostas

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sliug cafe is open

Former Slug Cafe customers

Hostas are low-maintenance and nearly carefree, but slugs and snails are attracted to the foliage and in damp summers they can do substantial damage. You can solve this problem with beer, but only as a last resort, because snails and slugs have a right to be here and play an important role in the ecosystem.

Please be aware that beer is toxic to pets so use nonalcoholic beer, which works just as well.

This picture was taken after three nights of “Slug Cafe business” so most of the customers had already come and, excuse the pun, gone.


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