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Question: 171-5201
I have slugs that are three to four inches long in my gravel driveway. They are also along the cement foundation along the driveway. How can I get rid of them? Bob, Taylorville, IL

Mort's Answer:
You need a keg of beer to get rid of these slimy critters. Another more practical method would be to spray them with a heavy lime solution. Use hydrated lime and water as heavy as the sprayed can accommodate. You could pour buckets of limewash along the wall and the driveway. As the lime dries, it will burn the slugs and help dry up the areas. Slugs need a wet environment to flourish. Beer gets them so drunk they lay in the sun and fry. Limewash will whiten the foundation, but should be the most effective method.

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Question: 237-5201
I have slugs that are three to four inches long in my gravel driveway. They are also along the cement foundation along the driveway. How can I get rid of them? Bob, Taylorville, IL

Mort's Answer:
You¹d need a keg of beer to get rid of these slimy critters. Another more practical method would be to spray them with a heavy lime solution. Use hydrated lime and water as heavy as the sprayed can accommodate. You could pour buckets of limewash along the wall and the driveway. As the lime dries, it will burn the slugs and help dry up the areas. Slugs need a wet environment to flourish. Beer gets them so drunk they lay in he sun and fry. Limewash will whiten the foundation, but should be the most effective method. Wash the lime off after the slugs are dead.

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