Use nature to ward off these slimy garden pests.
When planning how to get rid of slugs in your garden and what preventative steps you need to take to deter pests in the first place, it's important to consider the organic, natural methods before turning to harsh chemicals and pesticides.
These man-made repellants will kill and prohibit all wildlife in your garden, which is the exact opposite of what we want: a fully-functioning, healthy, mini eco-system.
One of the best, natural ways to deter slugs is to plant things that naturally deter them due to their smells, tissues and textures. Here's a list of the best slug-repelling plants which all happen to be rather beautiful, too...