How to Garden with Lobsters, 1777

naturalistic illustration of lobster

“Dear Past, Bugs are eating my squash plants. How can I get rid of them? Sincerely, A Gardener”

Procure the hollow claws of Lobsters, Crabs, &c. and hanging them in different parts of the garden, the insects creep into them, and are easily taken; but the claws must be often searched.

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The problem with this remedy is that you’ll have to eat a lot of lobsters. Organic gardening is full of hardships.