It's a bad year for slug damage

The mild winter and a lack of hard frosts has led to a population of ‘sleepless slugs’ that didn’t go into hibernation during the winter of 2015-16. Unlike snails, slugs…

Mike Hedges of the Organic Gardening Catalogue

Manufacturers of chemical and organic slug controls are reporting huge rises in sales of their products this season. As predicted by AG last month, breeding conditions were ideal for molluscs…

It’s going to be a terrible year for slug damage.  “The signs of trouble are already out there and gardeners are leaping into action,” said chief advisor at the Royal…

Sales of slug pellets and weedkiller have gone through the roof, as gardeners battle soggy growing conditions. Retailers say chemicals have been flying off shelves after the wettest April on…

Slug Bell For a colourful approach to fending off slugs and snails take a look at the pretty Slug Bell. Apart from veg plots and borders it’s small enough to…