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Hi Annker

Glad to hear you’ve given up on the salt box – it does sound rather ghastly – for the slugs as well. Do you have a pond in your garden? Maybe what you need is some frogs. I have ponds made from tubs, one sunk in to the ground. You have to build up a ‘beach’ on one side to enable everything to get safely out, but frogs moved in fairly quickly. But generally making your garden better for beetles, etc. might help as well – for the hogs too!

That sounds quite ridiculous your council allowing you to put garden waste in with normal household waste. Sounds like positively discouraging recycling, if you have to pay for it otherwise. We also have to pay for our garden waste but aren’t supposed to put it in normal waste if we don’t. We’re supposed to either compost it ourselves or take it to the recycling centre. I gave in and just pay for it.

I’m not sure slugs are too keen on herbs, which might be why they stay away from them. But apparently beer traps just attract more of them, so I would avoid those.