Organic Nemaslug Slug Killer has been used extensively by professional growers for years, but only recently made available to the public.
Nemaslug is a nematode, a living organism that preys on slugs. Nemaslug contains 300,000 of these nematodes for every square metre of soil, giving at least 6 weeks control of slugs which is enough time for seedlings and bedding plants to get well established.
- No dead slugs to clean up - Slugs retreat below ground to die
- Cost effective - One application provides 6 weeks protection
- 100% natural - Nematodes are already in your soil but in numbers too small to deal with the slug population, Nemaslug boosts the population temporalily
- No damage to the ecosystem - Nematodes die off once they've killed all the slugs, so there's no damage to the eco-balance
- 100% safe around pets, children and wildlife - no harm comes to animals that eat an infected slug or a nematode
- Impossible to overdose
How to use
Nemaslug Slug Killer is a live product but can be kept in the fridge for 3 weeks
Apply Nemaslug anytime between March and October.
Dissolve the entire pack of Namaslug into bucket to make your stock solution as per the box instructions
Add 0.5L of the stock solution to 5 litres of water in a watering can fitted with a very coarse rose
Water the garden with this solution in dull conditions or in the evening
Options: We have 2 pack sizes and 2 delivery options
Most gardeners only need one nematode application. Root crops like potatoes are vulnerable to the Garden Slug and Keel Slug which appear later in the season so if growing these as well as other plants a second application is recommended.
- Small: Single application treats up to 40m2
- Large: Single application treats up to 100m2
- Small 2 treatments: Delivered at 6 week intervals for 40m2
- Large 2 treatments: Delivered at 6 week intervals 100m2
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How nematodes work
Solely targeting slugs, these nematodes are perfectly harmless to children, pets, and other wildlife, and pose no hazard to food crops. In fact there are millions of them living quite happily in your garden right now.
The Phasmarhabditis hermaphrodita enters the slug while it’s below ground; infecting it with bacteria. The slug stops eating (your plants) within a few days, and dies within a week. The nematodes feed off the decomposing slug and reproduce, creating a new generation to move on and infect more slugs. When slug numbers are sufficiently diminished, these nematodes die back to their natural levels once more.
Completely harmless to children, pets, birds, and wildlife. Perfectly safe to use around food crops. Nemaslug – nematode slug killer Nemaslug pack Nemaslug – Slug Killer Nematodes are living organisms that need careful storage, which is why you don’t see them on the shelves at the garden centre.
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