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    Default Where do slugs go when it freezes?

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    Does anyone know how slugs survive the frost and snow??

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    Hopefully to heaven/the afterlife/whatever you believe in

    More than likely in the soil, I'd guess?

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    A few little sluggy facts:

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    Some of those facts I would prefer not to have known A slug can stretch 20 times its length & the average garden has over 20,000 slugs and snails. Makes you wonder why you bother trying to fight them
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lando View Post
    Hi

    Does anyone know how slugs survive the frost and snow??
    Probably in your compost or manure heap the middle of these will rarely freeze.
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