Slug and snail control - start NOW for summer success

Award-winning professional head gardeners tell the truth about slug and snail control in your garden. What does work and what doesn't. And why you need to start early (now is best!)

00:00 Welcome
00:29 Start slug and snail control early (in late winter/early spring)
00:53 Subscribe to the Middlesized Garden: https://www.youtube.com/c/ThemiddlesizedgardenCoUk
01:06 Why starting slug and snail control early is the best thing you can do
01:20 West Dean Gardens, Sussex: https://www.westdean.org.uk/gardens
01:38 Don't use these slug and snail control remedies - there's no evidence that they work
02:28 Bath Priory Hotel https://www.thebathpriory.co.uk/
02:51 Don't plant seedlings or very young plants out, let them grow first so they withstand slug and snail damage better
03:11 Nematodes are very effective
03:59 Beer traps
04:39 Only try to control slugs and snails in a defined area in your garden
04:55 Why you actually need some slugs and snails in your garden!
05:18 Steven Edney
06:02 How to use sheeps wool pellets - use them thickly as a barrier
06:22 How to use organically approved slug pellets with ferric oxide
07:18 Encourage wildlife into your garden to eat the slugs and snails
07:37 How to use organic slug pellets sparingly but effectively
08:52 Hever Castle Gardens: https://www.hevercastle.co.uk/
09:14 How to Grow Roses advice from Neil Miller: https://youtu.be/CsOAr8mZrnA
and How to Grow Tulips: https://youtu.be/6RXmpk7ks8w
10:06 Water in the morning not the evening
10:35 How to create a dry (gravel) garden: https://youtu.be/uIF2hpMC3ZI
11.54 Pick slugs and snails off by hand
12:21 Don't throw slugs and snails over the fence - they'll be back!
13:07 Plant slug resistant plants
14:10 Tolerate some slug and snail nibbles

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