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Monday, April 12, 2010

Iron Phosphate for Slug Control

Iron Phosphate is safe for animals. We just got a new puppy and she eats everything in the yard. I am noticing great success with using IP. It works in pellet form and has good lasting ability in rain. The slug eats it and it disrupts their digestion. They stop eating and die.

I notice my cabbages have a lot less holes. This takes 3 or 4 days to kill the slugs. Its worth picking up some at the store or ordering it. Use it before you see damage. Along with Sevin and BT, I just added IP as a standard.

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