Gardeners slug it out with pesky mollusks
July 20, 2022
Whether brown, yellow, black or spotted like a leopard, slugs all have one thing in common: They can devastate a garden.
Growers in Wrangell have many suggestions on what works to control the slimy mollusks, but they all agree it comes down to garden maintenance.
"Slugs are actually a good creature. They're the cleanup crew of the forest," said Kim Wickman, IGAP technician with the Wrangell Cooperative Association and board member with the Wrangell Community Garden. "They clean up all the things that are dead or dying on the forest floor. Then, of course, as they break it down, it turns int...
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