Slugs and Snails hide from the heat and sun during the day under other plants, amongst decaying leaves, overgrown areas of weeds, piles of timber and rubbish laying about.
Keep weeds under control and remove any rubbish where they like to hide.
Check under rocks and other potential hiding places and destroy any that you find hiding.
Use Slug and Snail Traps. If you run out of the bait you can part fill the traps with some beer.
Crushed egg shells sprinkled onto the ground can also be of help as snails do not like the sharp edges.
Where signs of Slugs and Snails are apply applications of a suitable Slug and Snail bait. Re-apply after rain or heavy irrigation.
If you have pets it is best to use Tui Quash as this is safer for our furry friends.
Always read product labels and instructions thoroughly.
Quash has been made with a revolutionary low hazard formula which effectively controls slugs and snails and is safer to use around children, pets and wildlife.
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