I visited the plants tonight and one of my cucumber pots was crawling with
slugs. I removed about a dozen by hand. How effective are the natural
remedies. I searched the Net and see that a bowl of cheap beer attracts the
slugs who apparently are alcoholics. Once sated with the beer they forget
to exit the bowl and die. Happily. Would a bowl of chips increase the
Anyone have any favorite methods? I'd even consider a chemical solution if
it were not especially toxic.
Can I expect slugs to be less of an issue when the summer heat arrives? Do
they burrow into the soil in the pots?
1997 was the year Google bought the Dejanews archives. At that time
Dejanews archives went back to 1995. Sorry dude, I've been around since the
birth of the net and I even got to take part in the delivery. I still have
a nanosecond I got from Admiral Grace Hopper. It.s a piece of wire 11.8
inches long. And I treasure it.
You probably don't know this but Google was not always the owner of the
That was one from 97. There are plenty more earlier than that.
Uh, I worked in academia before 1) the Internet was open to the public and
2) Google did not exist and 3) before AOL and existed even. In fact, I was
a computer science major in college in the early 80s and our school worked
on some of the original RFCs for various Internet protocols like NNTP. I
also worked for DARPA after college while working for the DoD. My first
newsgroup post (before they were even archived) was in 1988 on a COBOL
programmers group. I was a CompuServe subscriber long before the Internet
was even public.
So I've been around a very long time.
Hey billyboy, you basically have 2 options here: one, put me in your
killfile and two, just ignore me using your impressive powers of restraint.
Other than that your options are pretty limited. I for one have no use for
you or your type. If my plebian questions about garden plants offend you,
that is your issue, not mine.
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