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When slugs become a problem, I place a few plates filled with beer in my garden, natural area, and/or bushes. The next morning, the plates are full of engorged slugs. I just toss the plates in a bag and throw it in the garbage. I'm assuming the slugs died happy. A tip from my Terminex guy.

- Submitted by HIKERJOHNSON 5/20/2010 in Around The House | 5 Comments
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PCW452002 3/6/2011 5:59:00 PM

    Awesome! emoticon
NEDERLUNG 5/30/2010 1:35:00 AM

    My home is very near forest and when I first moved in, I used aluminum pie tins to set out the beer in. The next morning, they looked like slug slime pies. My friend claimed it was a waste of good beer, but got sick when he caught is labrador lapping up the pies.
NANAPATTYB 5/22/2010 8:45:00 AM

    Thanks for the chuckle. Now I know, to kill slugs, just get them drunk. I wonder if it works on other bugs.
JAYANNLYNN 5/20/2010 9:08:00 AM

    Wow! That's great that the Terminex guy was willing to give that tip. I really can't wait to try this out this weekend.
ALYFITN 5/20/2010 5:39:00 AM

    That is SOOO FUNNY! I did not know slugs like beer. I'm going to drown those little suckers. Thanks!

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