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7 Natural Ways To Protect Your Garden From Snails and Slugs

handy tips to get rid your garden of snails and slugs, gardening, homesteading, pest control

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Copper tape repels slugs and creates a finished, tailored look. The tape "comes in different widths to accommodate the size wood you choose to build the raised beds," says Luna. If you use 6-inch-wide copper tale, it will give you a 2-inch lip on each side of a 2-inch top edge. A 13-foot-long roll of Copper Slug Tape (1.25 inches wide) is $9.95 from Gardeners Supply.

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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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Penny Ball for the garden. Pennies in the garden repel slugs and make hydrangeas blue. I love this idea. It looks old and new and beautiful. I need this to keep the slugs off my strawberries! - Gardening For You

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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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Penny Ball to Repel Slugs - Trying this often pinned solution at ashbeedesign.com

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Each time you crack an egg open, instead of tossing the shell into the trash, drop it into an open container that you keep in the fridge. When the container is full, crush the shells into small bits and sprinkle them around the base of your plants. The sharp eggshells will deter slugs, snails, and other bugs from nibbling on your garden and add a touch of calcium to the soil.

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DIY Penny Balls for Your Garden

Penny balls are quick and easy to make! They look beautiful in your garden, and they also repel slugs and will make hydrangea flowers blue. I found many samples…

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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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Penny Ball part 2 how to make and weatherproof.

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