"The copper tape has been FANTASTIC- I grew lots of salad leaves last year with no lost to slugs or snails. I actually had to thin the seedlings for once! Thank you again." Yours Charlotte.

"These are copper rings are brilliant! A clematis I thought I'd lost has grown back from ground level since I put a copper collar round the dead looking stem. Thanks" Sally

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Slug and Snail Barriers and Traps - Slugs and snails don't just attack plants in borders, so we have put together a range of copper tapes, mats, rings and bands for protecting pots and containers. We have copper bands/rings, shocka roll and our best selling hosta halos for protecting plants in borders.

Barriers and Traps - We also have a range of slug traps suitable for positioning both in borders or on hard surfaces i.e. for protecting plants on patios.


"Copper tape- it works! It really does! Terrific stuff - nothing has gone from my pots" J.B. from Middlesex.

Slug Gone Wool Barrier

Slug Gone Wool Barrier - Made from recycled wool, these pellets are placed around individual plants in pots/containers or in borders to stop slugs and snails in their tracks. To protect plants in borders - place the pellets in a ring around the induividual plants or use as a mulch. To protect plants in pots - cover the surface of the pot with pellets. Slug Gone Wool Barrier is available in 20 litre bags for mulching borders.  

  

Slug Gone Wool Barrier - These pellets are made from reclaimed wool and old woollen jumpers with no chemicals added, these pellets are 100% natural and are very effective at repelling slugs and snails. Once the pellets have been spread over the surface and watered, the pellets expand and form a mat, which will not blow or wash away. The fibres in the woollen pellets stop the slugs and snails by making it uncomfortable for the slug or snail to crawl across. The pellets ALSO form an effective mulch, which also reduces moisture loss from the soil and supresses weeds. The pellets eventually breaks down to release plant nutrients into the soil.

 

   

Mulching Pots - 1. Wool Pellets  2. Place them around the plants  3. Water  4. Expands to form a mulch 

    

Mulching Borders - 1. &  2. Place them around the plants  3. Water  4. Expands to form a mulch.

"...really good, new barrier in the form of pellets made of recycled sheep's wool. When spread around my Rudbeckia occidentalis 'Green Wizard', which was shredded to bits last summer despite my best efforts, it has formed a dense matted layer that the beasts have not yet breached. It seems to be better than granular barriers, which I find scatter about too easily. I am told that, as a bonus, the wool rots down and feeds the soil." Helen Yemm - Telegraph Gardening.

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Copper Slug Tape

Special Offer - Copper Slug Tape - Use our best selling Copper Slug Tape to protect your pots and containers from slugs.  Slugs hate copper, because of a reaction between their mucus and the copper, so by applying this self adhesive copper tape to your pots / containers it forms a barrier slugs will not cross. If your main problem is slugs then use this Copper Slug Tape, but if your main problem is snails or a combination of the two use our NEW Flexible Slug and Snail Tape (see below).

 

Special Offer - Copper Slug Tape - 4m roll normally £6.99 NOW £5.99 saving £1.00

 
Copper Slug Tape - The simple and effective way to protect plants in containers from slugs. This self adhesive copper tape can be wrapped around the rim or base of the pot creating a physical barrier that the slugs will not cross. Slugs that crawl up the outside of the pot are repelled and will crawl  away. Each roll of slug tape is 4m / 13ft in length which will go round 4-5 30cm/12" pots.

 

"Copper tape- it works! It really does! Terrific stuff - nothing has gone from my pots" J.B. from Middlesex.

 

"I used the copper tape on the bottom frame of my patio door to prevent slugs from coming into the house and it is working very well. I thought I would tell you because it is another use one can give to the tape - maybe your customers should know about it." Best, Bea

 

"So pleased, darent put anything outside, especially with all the rain we've had withoput to tape.  We tried it last year for the first time and it really did work. Thanks again." Brenda Lincoln.

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Flexible Copper Slug and Snail Tape

New - Flexible Copper Slug and Snail Tape - We have been supplying a serrated copper snail tape for years and it is very effective, so when this new tape turned up we weren't that interested - until we tried it! This self-adhesive copper tape is simply applied to the rim of pots, around raised beds or even applied to dog bowls to form a barrier slugs AND snails will NOT cross.

New - Flexible Copper Slug and Snail Tape - Copper tape is very effective at repelling slugs AND snails (slugs and snails hate copper, because of a reaction between their mucus and the copper), but can be awkward to apply especially to uneven shapes, bevelled pot edges, but not this new tape. This new tape has a patented, striped surface which makes the tape very flexible, so it can easily be shaped around pot edges and uneven surfaces. It is also much wider than traditional tape (38mm), so it forms and even more effective barrier and a special adhesive bonds to almost any surface. Use this tape to stop slugs AND snails getting into pots, tubs, raised beds and even dog bowls - dogs can become infected with lungworm if they eat slugs and/ or snails. It's long lasting, looks good and stocks to any clean, dry pot. Each roll of tape is 4m in length, which will go around 4 x 30cm pots.

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Copper Rings

Copper Slug & Snail Rings - These Copper Rings will keep your plants free from slugs and snails and look attractive in amongst your herbaceous and vegetable plants.

 

Copper Slug and Snail Rings - These solid copper rings will last for many years and are simply placed around the plant where they form a barrier which slugs and snails will not cross. Slugs and snails hate copper because of reaction between their mucus and the copper. When the slugs and snails come into contact with the ring they are repelled and will crawl away. They are easy to use as a spring clip allows you to open the ring, so you can slip the ring around the stem and then press lightly into the soil. If you have larger plants, just link then together to make a larger ring.You can leave slug rings in place all winter and they will be ready to protect the first tender shoots in the spring. After a few weeks, the copper slug rings take on a brown patina to blend into your garden. They are equally effective whether shiny and new, with a brown patina or even ancient green.

Copper Rings Standard - Pack of 6 rings approx 10cm/4" in diameter
Copper Rings Large - Pack of 6 large rings approx 18cm/7" in diameter

 

"First time in 30 years of gardening that a delphinium has grown above ground level" Mrs P from Glamorgan."My rings arrived yesterday and they are working perfectly - thank you VERY much. My prized Hymenocallis Festalis is safe at last!" Satisfied customer Moi Watson. "Used with great success on my runner beans" from Mr H. from Knutsford

 

"I am impressed by your service and also by the quality of the copper rings. I am looking forward to seeing how well mu hostas do this year! Thanks you so much." Yours Frances by email

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Copper Bands

Down in Price for 2014 - Copper Slug Bands - These Copper Bands repel slugs and snails in the same way as the copper rings i.e. slugs and snails hate copper because of a reaction between their mucus and the copper. When the slugs and snails come into contact with the ring they are repelled and will crawl away.

 

Copper Slug Bands - These Copper Slug Bands have all the advantages of copper rings, but as they are made from much thinner copper, it means these bands can be easily clipped together to make much larger rings and they are much more flexible, so they can be bent into various shapes - ideal for awkward situations. These Copper Slug Bands will never wear out and will last for years. They are safe to you, your children, pets and wildlife.

 

Standard Bands make rings 4"/10cm in diameter and the Large Bands make rings 7"/17cm diameter, but they may be clipped together for large plants.

 

"The Slug Bands I have seem to be working very well indeed!! Hurrah at last a solution!!!" Best regards, Alison

 

"I just wanted to say thank you for the excellent service from your company. I called up and placed an order on the phone to a very helpful lady last Wednesday morning for copper bands and tape and received it in the post on Friday." Heather by email

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Slug Collars / Hosta Halos

Slug Collars / Hosta Halos - Protect your plants from slugs and snails with these Slug Collars, which are designed to slip over the tender shoots of hostas, delphiniums and other herbaceous plants. Also great in the vegetable garden to protect lettuce, rocket, runner beans etc. These simple plastic rings stop BOTH slug and snails. 

 

Slug Collars / Hosta Halos - Simply screw the ring a few cms into the soil and the angled lip effectively keeps slugs and snails away from your plants. In trials in my garden I also found they protected plants from my over enthusiastic hoeing and mulching as well! Use early in the season for best results. When the foliage grows out over the ring apply Nemaslug® to complete your slug control programme. The Hosta Halos can then be stored and re-used countless times. Dimensions - Height 12cm, diameter at base 13cm and diameter at top 18cm.

 

Hothouse Covers - This cover fits on top of the hosta halo, turning it into a mini hothouse. The hothouse cover allows sunlight in and then holds back the warmth making it ideal for protecting and encouraging growth in spring and autumn. Once the plants are established simply remove the lid during the hot summer months, leaving the halo in place to protect from slugs and snails. Ventilation holes prevent overheating and allow water in so you do not have to remove the lid to water. The cover also provides protection from pests, heavy rain and hail. Available as packs of 6 Hothouse Covers for customers who already have halos or as packs of 6 & 18 halo's including covers.

 

"I think I have every slug and snail in Orpington, but your hosta halos really work. For the first time my lettuces are coming along a treat" Mrs S. of Orpington.


"I've just put in my third order for Hosta Halo's, and wanted to drop you a note to say that this is one of the best products I've come across in years! For the first time my husband and I have been able to grow delphiniums, hollyhocks and dahlias in our Cornish garden (slugs and snails LOVE Cornwall!); and our runner and French beans are more successful than ever before. For the record, we're also using the halo's for young lettuces, brassicas - it's going to be a tasty summer! Thanks very much for your great service. All best wishes"
L.S. by email

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Slug/Cabbage Fly Collars and Shocka Mats/Rolls

Shocka Mats and Rolls - This matting repels slugs and snails as it is impregnated with copper which slugs and snails HATE. Shocka Mats are great for protecting pots and the Shocka Rolls are great for protecting plants in the garden and for protecting awkward shaped containers.

 

Shocka Mats - Stand your pots and containers on these simple, but effective Shocka Mats to protect them from snails and slugs all year round. Slugs and snails HATE the copper contained in this versatile mat and will be strongly repelled. They hate copper because of a reaction between their mucus and the copper. For instant protection simply stand your pots in the centre of the mat allowing a 2" overlap. Perfect for all plants in containers from hostas to herbs. Use Large Shocka Mats to protect pots up to 23cm/9" in diameter and use Shocka Tub Mats to protect pots up to 51cm/20" in diameter.

 

"Your snail mats are absolutely brilliant. I must congratulate you!" Mrs T.

 

 

Shocka Rolls - This Slug and Snail Shocka Roll repels slugs and snails as it is impregnated with copper which slugs and snails HATE. Shocka Roll is great for protecting plants in the garden and for protecting awkward shaped containers. Simply plant through fabric which will last for several years. Weeds are controlled too! Supplied on two different sized rolls, the matting can easily be cut to shape for containers. Great to use around fruit and vegetables in the garden - particularly salad and strawberries. The Standard Shocka Roll is 4m/13ft long and 30cms/12" wide. The Large Shocka Roll is 5m/16ft long and 0.9m/3ft wide and is ideal for planting out double rows of strawberries, for greenhouse staging and floors.

  

 

Down in Price - Slug and Cabbage Fly Collars - Brassica plants including cabbage, cauliflower and sprouts etc are attacked by slugs, snails and cabbage root fly. Stop attacks by ALL these pests by placing this re-usable fabric collar around the young plant.

 

Down in Price - Slug and Cabbage Fly Collars - Impregnated with copper to repell slugs and snails, they will also protect brassicas from cabbage root fly PLUS these collars act as a mulch reducing soil moisture loss and suppressing weeds. The female cabbage root fly lay eggs in the soil close to the brassica plant. The egg hatches and the larvae eat the finer roots leaving only a rotting stump. With a collar in place, the female cabbage root fly lays eggs on the collar instead of the soil, so the larvae cannot eat the plants roots. 13cm in diameter.

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Weed Stop Discs and Strawberry Mats

Weed Stop Discs / Strawberry Mulch Mats - These versatile discs are brilliant because they do 2 jobs at once. They are impregnated with copper, so when used as a mulch fabric, weed roots recoil away on contact with the copper. Similarly slugs and snail hate the copper and are repelled. So weed, slug and snail protection in one easy to use product! As are also ideal to use as a strawberry mulch mat. Use the 30cm mats for your strawberries.

Weed Stop Discs - These safe and easy to use discs allow water, nutrients and air through and are ideal for use around newley planted trees, shrubs and herbaceous plants (copper side down). They will last for several years, so simply leave in place for on-going weed, slug and snail protection. Available in 3 sizes :-

Weed stop discs - 30cms in packs of 10
Weed stop discs - 45cms in packs of 5
 

Strawberry Mulch Mats - Place these mats (copper side up) around your strawberry plants in the spring and the mat will keep the weeds down, the slugs away and the fruit clean. They will last for several years, so reuse them year after year. Strawberry Mulch Mats - 30cms in packs of 10.

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Slug and Snail Traps

Best Seller - Slug X Trap - As reviewed by Alan Titchmarsh on Gardener's World & voted "the best slug and snail trap" in trials by the Telegraph.

 

Slug X Trap - This simple, but effective slug trap is one of our best sellers. It will last for years and being flat bottomed and mobile it can be moved around the garden to protect different plants. It can also be used on any flat surface inc. lawns, patios and greenhouses. Simply recharge with any type of beer although slugs do prefer something hoppy and strong rather than lager! It will not harm other wildlife.

 

"I have just completed the task of emptying my Slug X traps. The result of 5 nights catching was 591 slugs and 5 snails." Mr.D. from Dorset


"Slug X traps - they are never empty- sometimes I think I couldn't get any more slugs and snails in." Carol from Surrey


"I ordered & received 1 slug X trap from you very recently. As this trap was SO successful - full up in one filling - I am anxious to order 6 more." Mrs Fairley by email.

 

"The order has arrived successfully, thank you. I have ordered some square slug traps before  too, they really do work very well." Yulia Nattrass

 

 

No Beer Slug and Snail Trapper - This trap is ideal for use in small gardens with a slug problem, in heavy clay soil or in mulched areas and in all gardens where the biggest problems are snails.

 

No Beer Slug and Snail Trapper - We know that some of you don't like using beer in traps. This trap comes complete with it's own unique bait. Simply mix the bait with fruit juice or water and the trap will attract snails and slugs- so no more beer! This trap is easy to use, needs no maintenance and is very discreet once in position. It has a self locking pet proof lid with a large aperture that catches both snails and slugs. It holds hundreds of snails and slugs and the contents never have to be handled. Comes complete with 4 months worth of bait. Additional bait available.

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