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!
3. Coffee & Egg Shells Instead of throwing your used coffee grounds and egg shells in the compost pile, mix them together to create a powerful slug repellent. Sprinkle this mix around your plants and the slugs won’t go anywhere near them. The egg shells cut their bellies, and they won’t crawl across them. The smell of the coffee is a natural repellent, and you’ll… [read more]
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
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
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.