Garden Slug Trap

Eliminate slugs in your garden with a watermelon trap.

Garden Slug Trap

So long, slug!

ILLUSTRATION: FOTOLIA/DEDMAZAY

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To catch the slugs that plague my garden, I cut a watermelon in half and scoop out the good meat. I then fill the cavity with water and place the shell in a shady spot in the garden.

The slugs seem to be attracted to the melon and end up drowning in the water.

Dee Wargnier
Newport, Oregon