Northern & Central Midwest

August, 2005
Regional Report

Web Finds

Managing Trees
The U.S. Forest Service St. Paul Field Office Web site contains a wealth of information about managing trees. There are answers to questions about pests and how to manage trees in a woodlot or home landscape, and links to online publications about taking care of trees.

Clever Gardening Technique

Slugs Bugging You?
Slugs have no happy place in a gardener's heart, so here's a spray that will help eliminate them. Spray slugs directly with 1-1/2 cups nonsudsing ammonia mixed with an equal portion of water. After busting the slug, the ammonia degrades into pure nitrogen that fertilizes the plant.

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