Plants slugs won’t eat!
List of 24 plants slugs and snails won’t eat.
Slugs and snails (and their appetite) are common problem for gardeners. It’s ironic, but slugs and snails are needed. Our ecosystem needs them, so I don’t encourage you to kill them, but to simply repel them by planting slug resistant plants. Some plants from my list slugs hate, some just repel them, but they still may take a bite. The thing with slugs is, that they will eat almost anything if they are hungry and desperate. But you’ve got much, much better chance with these plants.
Based on my personal experience, here’s top 13 plants that slugs won’t eat (plus, they’re beautiful and they smell amazing (especially during warm, summer evenings).
Following by top 11 plants slugs don’t like to eat, but might taste, when they’re hungry and have no other yummy options.
TOP 13 PLANTS SLUGS WON’T EAT:
I’ve never seen any slug-related damage on these plants!
– thyme /lemon thyme
– violet alyssum
– silver dust
– lantana camara (Be careful though! It’s poisonous to animals.)
TOP 11 PLANTS THAT SLUGS DON’T LIKE (MIGHT TASTE THOUGH):
– hardy geranium
– aster alpinus
Young nasturtiums. I’ve got A LOT of slugs, but my nasturtiums are still going strong! Heathers and ivy in the background:
Young peonies and nasturtiums ( and Johnny) 🙂
You can see they were here (slime), but they left mint alone and ate my pansies instead:
Ferns and roses:
My previous garden:
Violet alyssum( lemon thyme and camomile in the background).
Read about snail traps here.
More about getting rid of the slugs and snails repellents:
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