What Benefits do Slugs have in the Garden?

For many gardeners, there is an ongoing battle to save precious plants and vegetables from the destructive attack of these mini enemies. And yet, it would be inconceivable to believe that slugs do not have an important part to play in the circle of life.

19 Slug Control Methods to Try

It can often feel like a losing battle in the war to save your favourite plants but there are tried and tested methods which gardeners turn to and a combination of methods is often the best bet!

Eggshells – Slug Defence

You may know that eggshells are a great way to deter slugs from chomping on your prized plants but how do you gather enough eggshells in order for this barrier method to be successful?

The Battle for the Hosta

I love Hostas: the way they in wait, dormant under the soil, then spring from the ground, leaping towards a majestic, arching form! I love their huge, glossy leaves; their myriad shades of colour and their end of season spiky, floral finale! Unfortunately for both me and the Hostas, the slugs absolutely love them too!

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