Impatiens Plants
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Impatiens

dbowers55 added on June 4, 2011 | Answered

Something is snipping off stems of impatiens at the base. What would do this and how can I prevent it?

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Heather
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Answered on June 8, 2011

It may be slugs (who love impatiens) but it may also may be rodents. Treat for slugs first. If this does not fix the problem, try treating for rodents. These articles will help:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/facts-about-slugs-and-how-to-kill-garden-slugs.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/animals/garden-mouse-control.htm

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