Myth Busted! Slugs Prefer Cukes with a Light Mist

Slugs eating cucumber on an aluminum pie plateTried out the “method” I had described earlier using cucumbers on an aluminum pie plate – where, according to legend “the cucumber on the aluminum reacts and creates a smell that drives away slugs…”.  Well, as you can see in the picture, the slugs find the cucumbers to be quite satisfactory, and prefer the light mist and 100% humidity.  So here’s one way NOT to drive away slugs.  NEXT!

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