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Home Forums Champions’ chat Gigantic slugs ! Reply To: Gigantic slugs !


Hi Nic
Thanks very much for suggestions. Last night I did put a few handfuls of sharp grit around the biscuit dishes. Within 30 minutes 3 of these enormous slugs had slithered over the grit into the biscuits! It obviously didn’t bother them at all.
In desperation I scooped them up on a trowel and threw into a wild (slug friendly) area, and as I closed my door ‘little girlie’ emerged from behind pots and made the most of an undisturbed biscuit meal!
I seem to have had this small hedgehog on a very regular basis for almost a year now. She(?) sniffs the wet food but bypasses those dishes with no interest and only ever eats biscuits. so I am loathe to stop the biscuits.
Don’t think I’ll try the garlic idea as hedgies have such a keen sense of smell and may be bothered by it.
Considering a moat of some sort now ? Will let you know how that works !! 🙂