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Slug-repelling Copper Bands

These copper bands are one of the best, non-harmful slug repellants around. Slugs and snails hate copper because it causes a harmless electric shock-like reaction when they come into contact with it, so they crawl away. Bend them into rings and push them into the soil at the base of your plant.

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sprays all the plants citrus juice and garlic. The citrus kills off aphids, while the garlic repels slugs, and discourages any aphids from crawling back again. Here’s how to make it: Ingredients 2 large lemons 3 cloves of garlic 1 tablespoon of crushed chillis 1.2 litres of boiling water

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from Fix.com

Uprooting Garden Pests

Wondering What Pest is Snacking on Your Beautiful Garden? Chewed Leaves and a Slim Trail? Must be Slugs and Snails! Deformed Leaves and Sucking Damage? Sounds Like you Have Aphids. Learn How to Recognize Garden Pests by Leaf Damage and How to Eliminate Them from Your Leafy Greens.

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from Your House & Garden

7 Natural Ways To Protect Your Garden From Snails and Slugs

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Alliums- Helps repel slugs, aphids, carrot flies, cabbage worms and other pests. Companion plant for carrots, fruit trees, cabbage, broccoli, tomatoes, potatoes and peppers.

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Slug and snail deterrent ~~ Don’t dump out that last bit of coffee that you didn’t finish, throw it in a spray bottle and spray your plants to naturally deter slugs and snails. Also, you can make a slug “fence” around the garden with the grounds. This is a double bonus because as the coffee grounds deter slugs, they are also a great addition to soil and earthworms love them!

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from Organic Authority

12 Easy Tips for Getting Rid of Slugs in your Garden

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Naturally Repel Slugs Here’s the fast simple recipe: 1/2 tsp. Cedarwood Essential Oil 1/2 tsp. Hyssop Essential Oil 1/2 tsp. Pine Essential Oil 1 cup of water Spray the mixture directly at slugs, as well as around the areas where you want to keep slugs from

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