Cauliflower Plants

Slugs & Snails

Anonymous added on December 7, 2014 | Answered

My husband and I have made a raised bed for vegetables from a mound of earth and an old compost heap. We planted some winter cabbage and cauliflower but they have all been eaten I presume by slugs, etc. I was told I could use Jeys Fluid to sterilize the ground which we have done and don't intend to use the ground till next spring BUT I have now been told that using Jeys Fluid is illegal. Can you help please?

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Answered on December 8, 2014

You can try using Diatomaceous Earth and eggshells in your bed. These articles will also help with snail and slug control:

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Answered on December 7, 2014

I highly recommend a product called Sluggo. It worked great for me when I needed to gain control of slugs and a few snails too. Here is a link for you:

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