What do slugs hate? Home remedies put to the test

What do slugs hate? Home remedies put to the test
 

Home remedies used by gardeners to deter slugs and snails are to be tested scientifically for the first time.
Researchers at the Royal Horticultural Society are investigating whether the likes of egg shells and copper have any effect in keeping slugs away.
The RHS is starting scientific trials of five traditional remedies to see if they are based on science or myth.
Dr Hayley Jones says the results, available in the autumn, will help them advise gardeners with real confidence.
"It will really start to tell us how well some of these barriers work," she said. "Is it worth... read more

 
5 June 2018 in Regional, Views: 70
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