Sunday, September 24, 2017

Sluggo

If you enjoy eating zucchini blossoms, watch out for slugs! I spied this critter inside one of the blossoms on Friday. Into the compost it went, where it will do good, I hope. The zucchini crop is done for this year.

This little slug is gorging itself inside a zucchini blossom.

It's been a decent year for the garden. As one of my readers commented, the things that did well did really well, the rest was a bust. The zucchini and the tomatoes were very good this year. The green beans were good, too. But I planted fewer of them, so we got less. That's normal. I wonder what next year will be like?

6 comments:

  1. Well this is sufficient warning if I were ever to try to eat them... which never occurred to me. But I see there are many recipes on the internet. In any case, this is a nice slug portrait.

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  2. Charming photo, but the thought almost put me off my breakfast. Hope you didn't toss out Nancy along with Sluggo.

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  3. The snow peas did well too, didn't they? Have you ever planted sugar snap peas? They're also mange touts but the peas in the pod are just a bit more developed.

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  4. Hunting season = leash time for Tasha's walks?

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  5. stuart, I've never made them, but I have eaten them, stuffed with cheese, and batter fried. Pretty good, but making them seems like a lot of trouble.

    mitch, ha! Poor Nancy...

    sheila, yes, they did. And no, I haven't, but I may try this spring!

    bettyann, on hunting day (Sunday), definitely.

    judy, :)

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