Slugs Love Bananas

 

 

Garden slugs can do a lot of damage to food and flower gardens. There are many natural controls for slugs that aren't harmful to children and pets.

Banana peels are loved by garden slugs. Simply place banana peels in the garden and the slugs will crawl under them overnight. In the morning, pick up the peels, drop them in some water to kill the slugs, and then pour the water, banana peels and drowned slugs onto your compost pile.

Or, alternatively, just kill the slugs and bury the peels and slugs in the garden. The banana peels will add potassium to the soil for the growing plants.

For more information on controlling slugs naturally visit:

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Author: Marilyn Pokorney
Freelance writer of science, nature, animals and the environment.
Also loves crafts, gardening, and reading.
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