Slug and Snail Deterrents

Do you go on slug patrol every morning and evening to protect your plants?  ease the burden with our range of Slug and Snail Deterrents

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  1. 'Slug Gone' Pellets Quick View

    'Slug Gone' Pellets

    Pellet Pack - 1 or 3
  2. Slug Traps Quick View

    Slug Traps

    Delivery within 7 days Pack of 2
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Combatting Slugs

Getting Rid of Slugs and Snails

Of all garden pests slugs and snails are probably the most hated and do the most damage. But how much do we know about slugs? Test your knowledge by seeing how many of the following facts you already knew:

  • In the UK we have about 30 different species
  • A snail is a slug with an external shell
  • Slugs have green blood
  • Cool, damp, dark places are a slug's preferred homes
  • Slugs have teeth
  • One slug can lay 20 to 100 eggs several times a year and those eggs can remain dormant until the conditions are right for hatching
  • Slugs help clear our gardens by munching on decaying vegetation
  • We can date slugs back to the end of the ice age
  • A slug can live for up to 5 years
  • A slug can stretch up to 20 times its body length enabling it to squeeze through tiny places

So What Eats Slugs? Hedgehogs, Toads, Frogs, Newts, Thrushes and other birds, Snakes all like a tasty sluggy snack

What plants won't slugs eat? Astrantias, Astilbe, Aquilegia, Begonias, Crocosmia, Ferns, Fuchsia, Hellebores, Hydrangea, Lavender, Roses, Sedums And loads more