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Slugs and snails can both do quite a bit of damage to your garden. This page contains tips and advice for getting rid of slugs and snails.



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Snail on a countertop.

Getting Rid of Slugs or Snails in the HouseThis page is about getting rid of slugs and snails in the house. It is upsetting to encounter these slimy creatures in your home.


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Use Coffee Grounds to Deter SlugsIn the continuing battle between gardeners and slugs, some people have tried coffee grounds to ward these voracious eaters away from their tender plants. This is a page about use coffee grounds to deter slugs.


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Keeping Slugs Out of Water Dish?How do I prevent slugs from invading my cats' water dish? They do this every night and it quickly fills with algae. What can I do for this?


A snail on a branch.

Natural Ways To Keep Snails Away From Your GardenIf you grow vegetables in your garden, you need to protect the plants from snails. Snails eat all vegetables, especially greens, such as cabbage, spinach, chard and lettuce. Since they multiply quickly, they can do serious damage.


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Using Copper for Slug and Snail ControlSlugs do not like to crawl across copper so it can be a very effective deterrent in your garden. This is a page about using copper for slug and snail control.


Slug on Lettuce

Use Beer to Prevent SlugsBy setting out shallow bowls filled with beer you can control slugs in your garden without the use of pesticides. This is a page about use beer to prevent slugs.


Egg Shells

Use Egg Shells for Slug PreventionSome gardeners have good success reducing the slug population in their garden using broken egg shells. This is a page about use egg shells for slug prevention.


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Using Ammonia for Slug ControlUsed in the proper proportion ammonia to water, many gardeners have had success in controlling slugs by spraying with this mixture. This is a page about using ammonia for slug control.


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Using Sawdust to Deter SlugsSlugs can easily eat lots of you plant leaves. There are many types of slug deterrents, sawdust is one all natural option. This is a page about sawdust to deter slugs.



A snail on a flower stalk.

Getting Rid of SnailsThis is a page about getting rid of snails. Although many people think snails are cute, they can be devastating to your yard and garden.


Slug on a Leaf

Getting Rid of SlugsThis is a page about getting rid of slugs. Slugs in the garden mean raggedy, nibbled on leaves. These snails without a shell enjoy the humidity of a garden environment. There are several ways to help reduce the slug population in your garden.


Black slug in the grass

Keeping Slugs Out of Your GardenThis is a page about keeping slugs out of your garden. If you live where slugs are prevalent you know the destruction they can cause. They can quickly consume plants and ruin your garden.


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Snails Eating Mastic Around Windows?Why have snails suddenly started eating the mastic around my windows?


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Slugs Indoors?How do I get rid of slugs indoors?


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Snail Repellents?How do I keep the snails away from my house. They are taking over!


Sandpaper Collars to Deter SlugsPlace a piece of sandpaper around young plants to prevent snails and slugs from eating the tender leaves. The sandpaper cuts their underside if they attempt to cross.



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Getting Rid of What Might Be Slugs?I planted tomatoes and garlic last year in an 18" raised bed and at night these black slimy things came out of the bottom under the wooden raised bed. They didn't have any shells. I finally found out that they came out just before dark. They would climb up the sides of the bed into the plant area.


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Getting Rid of Snails in the House?How to I get rid of snails? It's be very much disturbing to have them in my house. They are mainly in the toilets and on the house walls? They are in the kitchen also. I tried many things, but nothing has worked properly?


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Getting Rid of Snails in Bathroom?I would like to know what can I use to clean my bathroom wall. I'm working and we are a family of 6 so time for is limited and I don't have a lot of energy, as I'm the only woman in the house. The small snails come from the joints between the gaps of the wall and the bath.


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Getting Rid of Slugs?On the side of my house I have a silver trail were slugs go up and down, up and down. This happens at night. I can't make out where they come from. They go gable end up to apex and down about 2 feet from ground. Thank you.


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Getting Rid of Slugs?How do I permanently get rid of slugs? My front and back yard are overrun with slugs. I have used Sluggo, but you have to use it again every couple of weeks. I can't afford that! The slugs have totally destroyed my yard. There are holes and little mounds of dirt everywhere.


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Slug Control?I love the idea of getting rid of slugs with cucumbers in a pie "tin". My question is can you use the disposable foil tins or do they need to be the real thing?


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