granite grit (like for pigeons) is cheap and works well. it provides good
when mixed into soil anyway. with a lot of slugs it is better to use no mulch
kind. here is site with more ideas.
"The toad is the slug's worst enemy, although there are other things that eat
and snails. Ground beetles, slow-worms and frogs, even centipedes will eat them,
well as birds. Put in a wildlife pond if you can, or simply provide a container
water - as long as the toads have access, they will come, bringing frogs with
It will also encourage birds to visit your garden more often.
Ground beetles share the same habitat as slugs; moist areas that are protected
the sun during the day. Provide stone slabs, pieces of wood, and other moist
for them to shelter under. This will also encourage hedgehogs, which eat slugs.
To make it easy for birds to eat them, place citrus peel or melon rinds around
garden in the evening. The slugs will be attracted by any seeds remaining, and
stay under as daylight comes. Turn the peel or rind over in the morning to
the sheltering slugs to birds. Birds will also eat the eggs, so raking the
expose them. The majority hatch in spring, although eggs are laid all year
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