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How To Get Rid Of Slugs

How To Get Rid Of Slugs

Slugs hide under leaves and do a lot of damage in the garden, before you even know they’re there. Slugs are one of the most destructive and difficult pests to control but they do play an important role in ecology by eating decomposing matter. Throw slugs that you have collected dead or alive and put in the compost. The live ones stay put and help break down the compost. It just proves that there is good in everything. The dead ones are full of protein and will add to the compost.

Killing snails and slugs with pesticides (so called molluscicide pellets) may be very effective, however it is also devastating to the wildlife, your pets, and your family. Before reaching for the pesticides, here are a few alternative natural, non-toxic methods of slug control:

How To Get Rid Of Slugs