Ask a Question forum: What's eating these plants?

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Name: Angela
Oak Park, IL (Zone 5a)
Aug 9, 2017 10:20 AM CST
No identifiable insects underneath leaves, surrounding hostas unaffected. Thanks!
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Name: Sue
Ontario, Canada (Zone 4a)
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Aug 9, 2017 11:09 AM CST

Ligularias are attractive to slugs although why they would go for that and not the hosta, another favourite, I don't know. I would go out after dark with a flashlight, because that's when they're more likely to be out and about.
Name: Angela
Oak Park, IL (Zone 5a)
Aug 9, 2017 12:13 PM CST
I am going to try the beer traps and see if I catch any!
Name: Daisy I
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
Not all who wander are lost
Garden Sages Plant Identifier
Aug 9, 2017 12:39 PM CST
They look like the cat is using them for a scratching post. Smiling
Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and proclaiming...."WOW What a Ride!!" -Mark Frost


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