There are better ways to ward off the little blighters than turning your whole patch blue with pellets
When it comes to pests and diseases, there is no greater garden adversary than the slug. Nothing seems quite as able to demolish such a wide variety of plants anywhere near as quickly as the nocturnal raids of these slimy nemeses. To make matters worse, the greatest damage is often inflicted just as soon as the healthy young plants you have nurtured for months are planted out at this time of year. However, while some species are notoriously susceptible, such as hostas, Solomon’s seal and dahlias, gardeners rarely talk about those that seem to have far more resistance to the dreaded creatures. So, if you are not winning the age-old battle against the slug, here are a few secret weapons that might just give you the upper hand, without the need to turn your garden blue with slug pellets.
The good old foxglove contains a hefty dose of nerve toxins