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Old 06-21-2009, 06:41 PM
 
Location: Forests of Maine
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A better question...

Batter or crumbs? Mmmmm.
When I have eaten snails, they were served in their shells.

No breading, no crumbs.

I should think that you could do slugs by themselves just fine.

Maybe on lettuce?

Or a slice of cheese?
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Old 06-21-2009, 08:58 PM
 
Location: Corinth, ME
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Best way is to take a pie plate, dig a small impression in the soil so the rim of the plate is level. Fill the pie plate with beer. Next day fish out the slugs, roll them in flour for a beer battered "something". The part about the pie plate and beer is true. It attracts the slugs...don't let PETA know about it because the can't swim...but it rids your garden of them. Google "slugs and beer" if you don't believe me.
yep, used this remedy for snails as well, out west. I was told they got drunk and fell in and drowned. All I know is that you don't want to let the DOG into the garden before you empty the cans or it will make a mess of the garden, digging up the cans of beer-marinated snails and slugs to eat. Speaking from experience here...
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Old 06-21-2009, 09:04 PM
 
Location: Downeast, Maine
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If you're near the coast use seaweed as mulch...they don't like seaweed.
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