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Beer Traps to Catch Earwigs and Pill Bugs in the Garden

There is nothing worse than planting out your seeds and seedling to have them instantly devoured by garden pests.

Beer traps are a great, EASY, organic way to get rid of pill bugs, earwigs, and slugs.

What you need:

  • Any kind of beer

  • Small container, 2-3 inches tall and wide (I use old fruit cups)

All you do is dig a small hole in your soil, and place the empty container in the hole. Make sure the top of the container is flush with the top of the soil.

Fill your container up with beer.....that's it.

The bugs will crawl into the container because they want the beer but will be unable to crawl out.

Check your beer traps every few days, and empty them of the dead bugs and top them off as needed.

This won't completely eliminate your pest problem, but I hope it helps take some of the pet pressure off your garden.

Happy Gardening!


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