A Conversation for Ways to Make Good Coffee

Down with slugs!

Post 21

Azara

Apparently, it's an actual caffeine solution which has been found to be very effective against slugs, see the short report from Nature
http://www.nature.com/nsu/020624/020624-8.html

I assume the grounds would have traces of caffeine still, and slugs also dislike trailing over grit, but I don't think the effect of coffee has been proved, though it certainly sounds likely.

Azara
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Down with slugs!

Post 22

Captain Kebab

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Well it's going to have to wait till next summer, but I think I'm going to have to try researching that a bit further. smiley - smiley


Down with slugs!

Post 23

Pyrex Muse of Unbreakable Space-age Wonder Glass, Student of Life, Keeper of the Seven Keys of Ventuslor

Oh yea, Mint is a very good bug repellant, grind some up and put it around the bugs entrance into your house and Presto, you have ant repellant!

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Down with slugs!

Post 24

Dudemeister

My solution for slugs is to put out a dish of beer at night where they seem to be a problem.

THey seem to all get together for one big beer binge voluntarily getting pissed literally to death.

It seems to be relatively humane I guess. But it is extremely effective.


Down with slugs!

Post 25

Pyrex Muse of Unbreakable Space-age Wonder Glass, Student of Life, Keeper of the Seven Keys of Ventuslor

What better way to go? hey you could even take the marinated little things and make an escargo of sorts smiley - smiley

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No mention of instant?

Post 26

G4iFB aka Gary

I guess slugs would be discouraged by drinking instant coffee much as I would. I'd rather listen to Vogon poetry than drink instant coffee.

G.


No mention of instant?

Post 27

Pyrex Muse of Unbreakable Space-age Wonder Glass, Student of Life, Keeper of the Seven Keys of Ventuslor

AGREED! Though I happen to like vrogon poetry, it is like a slime postule waiting to burst... smiley - winkeye

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