Snail and Slug Control

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Delta Dust Insecticide
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An insecticide dust that is the only waterproof dust available, ideal for wall voids and cracks and crevices.

Diatomaceous Earth 85%
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A natural insect control dust containing Diatomaceous Earth that kills many common crawling insects.

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An all-natural Diatomaceous Earth dust that kills bedbugs, ants, cockroaches, crickets, fleas, ticks and other insects.

MotherEarth Granular Scatter Bait
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MotherEarth Granular Scatter Bait offers long-lasting, natural pest control.

Hi-Yield Improved Slug & Snail Bait
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A pelleted bait for soil surface treatment in home vegetable gardens, turfgrass lawns, and around ornamentals, fruit trees, and berries.

Deadline Force II Slug & Snail Killer
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An insecticide and attractant that kills slugs and snails in vegetable, fruit, flower home gardens and lawns for 4 weeks.

Monterey Sluggo Plus Snail & Slug Killer
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An organic insecticide and OMRI listed pelleted granule bait for snails and slugs and lasts up to 4 weeks.

Revenge Granular Ant Bait
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Weather resistant bait for indoor/outdoor ant kill.

Monterey Sluggo Molluscicide
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Organic and OMRI Listed slug killer for organic production.

Bonide Bug & Slug Bait
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An insecticide for gardens that protects them from slugs, snails, earwigs, ants and cutworms that do damage.

Monterey All Natural Snail and Slug Spray RTU
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A combination of naturally occurring plants and oils that are toxic to snails and slugs.

Bayer Advanced Dual Action Rose and Flower Insect Killer Continuous Spray
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Kills on contact and protects up to 30 days.

Amdro Snail Block
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A pellet insecticide that attracts and kills slugs and snails within days - attract them to the bait instead of plants!

Orcon Decollate Snails (100 live adults) (DS-C100)
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Attacks and destroys the common brown garden snail and its eggs.


Garden Slug & Snail Killer Bait

Garden pests can come in all shapes and sizes, but slugs and snails bring the slimy element with them. These small creatures can cause major damage to garden and greenhouse plants, which makes them a prime enemy to any gardener.

Getting rid of snails and slugs isn’t complicated, but can be a little tricky because of their nocturnal nature. Knowing a little more about snails and slugs can help you control the damage they may inflict on your plants.

Snail and Slug Identification

Snails and slugs are not insects, but mollusks, and are related to clams and oysters. Garden snails have a hard shell that provides added shelter, while slugs do not have an external shell. They feed on both living and dying or dead plant matter, eating leaves, stems, roots, and fruits. These animals have eyes on the end of stalks that give them a distinct appearance, and leave mucous trails that help in their identification during the day.

Snail and Slug Habits

These small mollusks are very active at night when it is cooler and damp and hide during the day, usually under rocks and stones or any shady, damp area. They chew large, ragged holes in leaves, will eat seedlings, low growing fruit, and roots. They are actively feeding from spring to the first frost. Hostas, strawberries, lettuce, and cabbage are especially vulnerable to snails and slugs. Because of their nocturnal activity, it can be difficult to find snails and slugs in the garden to identify them as the culprits of your damaged plants.

Getting Rid of Snails and Slugs

For comprehensive snail control and slug control, you will have to combine methods and techniques.

Habitat management:

  • Since snails and slugs need some moisture and shade to thrive, reducing moisture and shade will create an unfavorable environment. Over-mulching can cause excess moisture, so make sure your mulch layer is more than three inches and spread evenly. 
  • Clear any plant matter – like piles of weeds, dead plants, and leaves – excess plant matter not only provides abundant food, but shelter as well.
  • Hand picking is the easiest way to get these animals off of your plants. While you may have a hard time finding them during the day, you can go out at night and get pick them right off the plant. Otherwise, look under rocks, leaves, boards and other possible hiding spots. Place them in buckets of soapy water.

Barriers, Traps, and Pesticides

  • Some people like to use copper to make barriers around their plants as they believe the chemical reaction with the copper and the excretion from the snails and slugs causes an electric shock. Copper tape is available for this purpose.
  • You can create your own slug and snail traps (many instructions are available online) or purchase commercial ones. You can also place boards or other materials around your garden to create hiding places, picking them off once a day.
  • Wood ash or diatomaceous earth sprinkled around your plants can help to reduce snail or slug populations by dehydrating these animals. Using salt on slugs and snails is also effective, but can also kill plants, so it has limited use. Any desiccating material act as snail or slug killers.
  • Many slug and snail products (molluscicide) are made with natural ingredients that are safer to use around pets and non-target animals and insects. Apply all products after watering or after rain, as this is when slugs and snails may become active. Snail and slug baits attract them to moist soil, and the active ingredients dehydrate the snails and slugs.


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