"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.

"I've been using been using Slug Gone Wool pellets for 5 years now and they are amazing! I am ordering another 2 x 20L bags as my daughter has just helped herself to my last bag as she thinks it is amazing too!" Mr Haines from Torquay.

Slug Gone Wool Barrier

Slug Gone Wool Barrier - 1 litre - currently unavailable
Slug Gone Wool Barrier - 20 litre bag - currently unavailable
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. Currently unavailable 

   

  The pellets are 100% natural and very effective at repelling slugs and snails. Once the pellets have been spread over the surface and watered, they 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 reduces moisture loss from the soil and supresses weeds. They eventually break 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.

 

"We had some wool pellets last year, and I am pretty sure we got them from you. They enabled us to have the most wonderful display of Echinacea (spelling ?) plants and I was hoping to be able to get some more this year!" Many thanks and best wishes, Ann Broad

 

"I've been using been using Slug Gone Wool pellets for 5 years now and they are amazing! I am ordering another 2 x 20L bags as my daughter has just helped herself to my last bag as she thinks it is amazing too!" Mr Haines from Torquay.

 

"...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.

Slug and Snail Traps

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New - Slug and Snail Trap with Bait - Use this new baited trap to catch BOTH slugs and snails. There is no need to use beer to attract the slugs and snails as a powdered bait is included - just mix with water.

 

New - Slug and Snail Trap with Bait - Use this new baited trap to protect plants in borders / vegetable garden – simply sink into position and then add the bait. Slugs AND snails can enter through the large aperture, but cannot get out. Its large capacity means it does not need emptying too often – just tip the contents onto the compost heap. We know that some of you don't like using beer in traps, so this trap comes complete with it's own environmentally-friendly bait. 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. Comes complete with bait and additional bait is available separately, so the trap can be re-used time and time again.

New - Slug Trap Bait - A special mix of food grade ingredients, which will attract slugs and snails over a 2 metres radius and stays active for at least 14-21 days. Use it in slug & snail traps instead of traditional beer. Mix one heaped teaspoon full of bait with 240mls of water. In warm weather top up with water if the bait evaporates. Totally safe for children, pets & wildlife. Supplied in 100g tubs which will prouce approx 16 doses.

 

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

Copper Bands

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Special Offer - Copper Slug Bands - These Copper Bands repel slugs and snails in the same way as the copper rings, 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.

 

Special Offer -  ALL our Copper Slug Bands have been reduced in price!

  

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

 

"Thanks again - copper band consignment arrived yesterday. Despite a wet night and the lawn heaving with snails and slugs at bedtime, no damage at all this morning. We shall be able to eat after all! Mr P is planning a six-piece ring to put around his vulnerable French bean wigwam today." Very best wishes Jacqueline Pye

 

"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

Copper Rings

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

 

Special Offer -  ALL our Copper Slug Rings have been reduced in price!

 

Special Offer - 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.  Slip it around the stem and then press lightly into the soil. If you have larger plants, just link them together to make a bigger ring.Slug rings can be left in place all winter and will be ready to protect the first tender shoots in 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 my hostas do this year! Thank you so much." Yours Frances by email

Copper Slug and Snail Tapes

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Copper Slug / Snail Tapes - Slugs and snails hate copper because of a reaction between their mucus and the copper, so by applying these self adhesive  tape to your pots / containers they form a barrier slugs will not cross. N.B. Use our best selling Copper Slug Tape to protect  pots and containers from slugs, but if it is snails, or a combination of the two, then use our Flexible Slug and Snail Tape.

  
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. Slugs that crawl up the outside of the pot are repelled and will hurry away. Each roll of slug tape is 4m / 13ft in length and 3cm wide, enough to 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, daren't put anything outside, especially with all the rain we've had without the tape.  We tried it last year for the first time and it really did work. Thanks again." Brenda Lincoln.

 

Flexible Copper Slug and Snail Tape - 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. Copper tape can be awkward to apply, especially to uneven shapes and bevelled pot edges, but not this tape. It has a patented, striped surface which makes the tape very flexible, therefore it can more easily be shaped around things. It is also much wider than traditional tape (38mm), so it forms an even more effective barrier. 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 or snails. It's long lasting, looks good and sticks to any clean, dry pot. Each roll of tape is 4m in length, which will go around 4 x 30cm pots.

Slug Collars / Hosta Halos

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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. 

 

 Simply push the ring a few cms into the soil and the angled lip effectively keeps slugs and snails away from your plants. During trials in my garden I also found they protected plants from 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, which 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. Leave 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 in 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"
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Slug Guard Slug and Snail Barrier

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NewSlug and Snail Guard This plastic guard with a pre-creased lip is the easy to install defensive barrier, which slugs AND snails will not cross. Use it to add a slug / snail barrier around the edges of raised beds or use it free-standing to protect plants in borders / vegetable garden.

NewSlug and Snail Guard – Supplied in a 8m roll, it is cut to size, so you can create a slug-free zone of your own design. Use it to create a slug / snail barrier around the edges of raised beds – drill/punch small holes and attach with screws all the way around. By forming corners and by pushing it into the soil, it can also be used to protect vulnerable plants in borders or for protecting vegetable plants in the vegetable garden. It is pre-creased, which makes creating the lip and setting it up very easy – all you will need a tape measure, marker pen, scissors and a little time to complete the set-up. For larger areas, multiple packs can be joined together. Coloured green, the Slug Guard looks great in the garden and can be left in position all year round or taken up, cleaned and stored for the winter, ready for the following spring. Each 8m roll of Slug Guard is enough to create up to a 3 sqm slug and snail free zone.

 

    

  1. Measure the area to be protected and then cut the strip to size.
  2. Attach around the edge of a raised bed - drill/punch holes in the plastic and attach with nails, screws/tacks all the way round. Make corners in the same way as figure 3.
  3. Cut a 4cm slit in each end and bend the ends over to create the corners.
  4. Bend the top edge along the pre-crease to create the lip, which the slugs and snails not be able to cross.
  5. Slide the bent ends into each other to form the corners and join the sides to each other.
  6. To create a free-standing barrier, gently push into the soil.
  7. If additional support is needed use staples, strong tape to help keep it all together.

Slug/Cabbage Fly Collars and Shocka Mats/Rolls

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Shocka Mats and Rolls - This matting repels slugs and snails as it is impregnated with copper which they HATE. Shocka Mats are great for protecting pots and the Shocka Rolls are brilliant for plants in the garden and 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 because of a reaction between their mucous 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. Large Shocka Mats will protect pots up to 29.5cm/11.5" in diameter

 

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

 

Shocka Roll -Repels slugs and snails as it is impregnated with copper which they HATE. Shocka Roll is great for protecting plants in the garden and for 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 Large Shocka Roll is 4m/13ft long and 30cms/12" wide. The Economy Shocka Roll is 5m/16ft long and 0.9m/3ft wide, ideal for planting out double rows of strawberries, for greenhouse staging and floors.

  

 

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

 

 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 lays eggs on that instead of the soil, so the larvae cannot eat the plants roots. 13cm in diameter.

Weed Stop Discs and Strawberry Mats

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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.