Plant expert Stephen Ryan of @thehorti-culturalists explains how to keep slugs and snail from eating all your plants, using slug-resistant plants and other cunning techniques, which work wherever you live.
00:23 The Horti-Culturalists YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/@thehorti-culturalists
00:47 How to get rid of slugs and snails naturally
02:38 Grow young plants in pots up on shelves
03:02 Woody shrubs and trees are generally slug resistant
03:56 Do coffee grounds, crushed eggshells, copper tape or horticultural grit deter slugs and snails?
06:17 Plants with hard and shiny leaves are slug/snail resistant
06:40 Late season flowers can be more slug resistant because of the weather
07:42 Plants with resinous herby leaves are slug/snail resistant
10:24 Plants with furry/fuzzy leaves are slug/snail resistant
10:32 Roses are slug/snail resistant
11:05 Are rare plants more slug/snail resistant than common ones?
12:20 Mix slug-resistant plants with vulnerable ones
13:10 Manual ways of controlling snails
14:40 Garden tips and techniques playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLrZRLHPUbGmDZi6nOU6kPz3a8qLxvhJ27
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