Hostas and slugs

I live in Etobicoke surrounded by oak trees & clay soil.  I’m new to gardening hence this potential mistake below. Last fall, a friend offered me mature hostas from her garden because she was making room for new plants.  After…

Found in Bathtub drain

These look like eggs of some sort. Have you ever seen them before or know what they are – possible slug????…

Slug and Snail control

We recently noticed a number of slugs and snails in our garden and have been destroying our plants. We tried looking up for a pesticide that I can buy from local nurseries or Home Depot or Lowes but not much…

Eliminating slugs in my hosta

In the past I have sprayed my hosta with an ammonia solution in the early spring while the hosta were just emerging. My hosta is now 4 to 6 inches high and just beginning to leaf. Can I go ahead…

Hosta Pests

I have quite a few Hostas in my yard located under a tree canopy; they grow very well but at the end of the summer they always seem to get holes in the leafs. I thought it might be slugs…

Leaf Eater?

Something is eating my hosta leaves and has spread to a nearby obedience plant, as well as potato ivy and geranium leaves in a planter. What is it and what is the remedy? Thanks!…