Keep Slugs out of Your Planted Containers

Slugs are an issue in the garden, and in garden containers.  We plant some of our food items like lettuce, in containers on our south facing front porch.  This is convenient when we need a quick dose of greens.  We just walk out the front

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door, snip, snip, and munch.  To keep the slugs from climbing up the container, I place a copper band around it.   Slugs don’t like touching copper, so this is effective in turning them back.   Try this anywhere your trying to keep slugs at bay.  Just surround the plant or area with a copper band, and voila, no slug bites.

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