One, two, three, four…we declare a slug war!
If you’re fighting a battle with slugs this year then here are a few plants to avoid planting in your garden and a few to heartily encourage as the blighters hate them.
All plants with soft and fleshy tissue – especially new growth.
Bulbs, herbaceous perennials, vegetables, strawberries, climbing plants, young seedlings, in particular:
Plants with hard textured, hairy or strong flavoured leaves such as:
Here are some reliable perennial plants that slugs tend to avoid: