Strawberry Plants
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Pests in Strawberry

babshearer added on June 25, 2011 | Answered

What is the best way to keep slugs and rolly poly bugs away from strawberry? My strawberries are planted in the ground, on a slight hill. I have tried beer in containers and straw to try to keep fruit off the dirt. Please help. Thanks, Barb

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    Heather
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    Answered on June 29, 2011

    Try diatomaceous earth. It will kill the pests but it won't hurt people ant pets. Here is more information:
    https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/pesticides/diatomaceous-earth-insect-control.htm

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