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In early spring, when hostas are coming up, mix 10 parts water to 1 part ammonia, and pour over plant and soil. This will kill slug larvae.

Keeping Slugs Off Hostas

This guide is about keeping slugs off hostas. Slugs are a common pest to Hostas and can munch large holes in their leaves.

Pennies around Hosta plants as a slug deterrent. Slugs won't cross copper because it imparts a slight electric charge when they touch it.

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A Dozen Homemade Organic Garden Remedies

Veggie gardens need special care. Vegetable plants are prone to all sorts of disease and fungus. They are highly sought after by pests both big and teeny teeny tiny. A slight negative change in the…

Pumpkin Growing tips:  Tipe # 5  lant your Pumpkins with Companions  Squash bugs are the #1 killers of pumpkin vines. To help repel them from your pumpkin plant, plant some companion plants near your pumpkin plant. Catnip, radishes, nasturtiums, marigolds, petunias and mint are all plants that squash bugs do not like and will keep squash bugs from the growing pumpkins.

Pumpkin Growing Tips For Halloween Pumpkins

Growing pumpkins in the garden can be a lot of fun, especially for children who may use them for carving their jack-o-lanterns at Halloween. This article will help you grow perfect Halloween pumpkins in your garden.

Smear petroleum jelly on the stems of plants to keep bugs away.

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The Dirt for June 16 2013 | thegardengeeks

The Dirt for June 16 2013 | thegardengeeks