Slug Pellet Free – Natural Slug and Snail Control

slug control methods

Gardeners, It’s Nematodes Time!

Posted on:
Sunday, April 21st, 2013
Author:
getridofslugs

With most of the UK slowly getting towards low double digit temperatures, it’s now time to break out the nematodes. In the war against slugs, the Phasmarhabditis hermaphrodita nematodes are an effective and safe weapon that can be used around pets, children and wildlife in the garden. Many gardeners consider them one of the very [...]

Tags: , , ,

Posted in Get Rid of Slugs | No Comments »

Slugs and Slug Control Methods: Fact or Fiction?

Posted on:
Sunday, March 31st, 2013
Author:
getridofslugs

The caffeine in old coffee grounds can kill slugs? Fiction! The level of caffeine in used coffee grounds isn’t nearly high enough to be fatal to slugs and snails. The same would also apply to fresh grounds. Used too much and it could adversely affect soil pH. Slugs love beer? Fact! Slugs and snails are [...]

Tags: , ,

Posted in Get Rid of Slugs | No Comments »

Slug Control Methods

Posted on:
Saturday, February 9th, 2013
Author:
getridofslugs

The following is a selection of non chemical slug control methods, or as some gardeners call it, organic mollusc management… Slug Pellet Free First, a few words about chemical slug pellets and why I choose not to use them in the garden. The majority of slug pellets will typically contain the chemical ingredients metaldehyde or [...]

Tags: , ,

Posted in Get Rid of Slugs | No Comments »