Sluggo is an effective slug and snail killing bait that can be used around pets and wildlife.


Use Sluggo for organic gardening to control slugs and snails in vegetables and ornamentals.


The result is growing a slug free garden!

You're looking for an effective solution for slug and snail damage?

With Sluggo, we now have an especially powerful and gentle solution for snails and slugs in the garden.
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Powerful against slugs and snails,

Fast and gentle.

Sluggo!

With Sluggo you can fight slugs and snails successfully. Not only can you control slugs and snails successfully with Sluggo, but also use it around pets and wildlife. Furthermore, your family can enter the garden and harvest edibles immediately after application. You protect your vegetables, fruit and ornamental plants in the garden or greenhouse effectively from slug and snail damage.

Here is how Sluggo Slug and Snail Bait works:

With Sluggo, you won't see slime trails or dead snails. No need to collect dead snails or slugs!

  1. Slugs or snails eat the bait.

  2. Slugs and snails stop feeding on your plants right away, and move to their hiding place.

  3. Slugs and snails die in their hiding place. That's why you don't see messy slime trails or dead slugs and snails in your garden.

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POWERFUL

Sluggo is highly effective against slugs and snails because of its active ingredient, iron phosphate.

Your strawberries, vegetables and ornamental plants are effectively protected. Even when it rains, Sluggo remains effective.

 

 

EASY

Just spread the easy-to-apply granules.

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SluggoSlugs and snails will find the bait and take it to their hiding place. They will stop eating right away.

Slugs and snails are serious pests to many garden plants. Sluggo Slug and Snail Bait is an easy and effective way to stop their attack. After eating the bait, feeding stops and pests crawl away to die – no messy clean up and no more damage to your garden.









GENTLE

People and pets can enter the treated area after bait is applied.

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The active ingredient in Sluggo is Iron Phosphate, a mineral that naturally occurs in soil. Unconsumed bait will degrade and become part of the soil. Gardeners use Sluggo for organic gardening to control slugs and snails in their vegetables and ornamentals. The result is growing a slug free garden!

Q & A

Questions and Answers for Sluggo and Sluggo Plus

I can’t see dead slugs or snails. Is Sluggo the right remedy for slugs and snails in my garden?

With Sluggo you are fighting slugs and snails so that you won’t see slime trails and dead slugs and snails. They eat the bait, immediately stop feeding, and retreat to their hiding place to die. You don’t need to collect dead slugs or snails ever again.

It rains after I spread out Sluggo. Do I have to reapply?

Rain won’t harm the Sluggo or Sluggo Plus bait. It is designed to remain effective after rain or sprinkling.

I would like to harvest my salad soon. May I still use Sluggo at this time to fight my slugs and snails?

You can scatter Sluggo bait in your vegetable garden up to and including the day of harvest without concern. You can eat salad and strawberries right away. Wash your produce before consuming.

Remedies such as beer and diatomaceous earth have not worked for me in the past to fight slugs and snails. Why does Sluggo work so well?

While allowed for organic gardening, Sluggo has a powerful iron-based active ingredient that works reliably against slugs and snails.

I’d like to protect my plants from slugs and snails. How often can I use Sluggo to fight the slugs and snails in my garden?

Reapply as the bait is consumed or at least every two weeks. Apply at a higher rate if the infestation is severe, or after long periods of heavy rain.

What do they eat?

Slugs and snails will eat almost anything that grows in the garden, but they prefer young, tender leaves or soft, juicy fruits and vegetables. Their rasping tongues easily shred the leaves of new seedlings, delicate flower petals, and ripening strawberries or citrus fruit.

Where do they live?

Slugs and snails are most active in gardens during the night and early morning. They spend their days hiding in cool, moist, dark spots – ground cover, perennial beds and rockeries or under dense shrubs and hedges. During certain weather conditions, slugs and snails may move underground.

How do slugs reproduce?

Slugs and snails look for mates mostly in the fall when temperatures are warm and the rains return. They can mate as both male and female and, after mating, both partners may lay eggs. Clumps of these 1/8-inch round eggs can be found under rocks, stepping-stones or layers of leaves.

Sluggo Product Info

Works on

  • Sluggs
  • Snails

Sizes

  • 1 lb.
  • 2.5 lbs.
  • 5 lbs.
  • 10 lbs.
  • 40 lbs.

Active Ingredient

  • 1% Iron Phosphate

Sluggo provides superior slug and snail control for all home gardens. The iron phosphate and bait combination immediately stops slugs and snails from feeding after the bait is eaten. The pests then die within a few days. Free-flowing pellets make it easy to spread throughout the garden, along vegetable rows, and around ornamentals.

Boy and DogSluggo can be used throughout the growing season, whenever slug and snail attack threatens garden plants. Organic gardeners will be pleased to know that Sluggo can be used for organic gardening and also can be used around pets and wildlife. Please read package label before using. Find Sluggo at your local independent or national retailer.

Slugs and snails are serious pests to many garden plants. Sluggo Slug and Snail Bait is an effective way to stop their attack. After eating the bait, feeding stops and pests crawl away to die – no messy clean up and no more damage to your garden.

When to Apply

Begin using Sluggo at first sign of slug or snail damage. This can begin in early spring when perennials begin to appear.

Apply the bait during the evening, as slugs and snails travel and feed mostly by night or early morning.

How to Use

Scatter the slug and snail bait granules on the soil around or near the plants to be protected.  Apply bait evenly at the rate of 1 level teaspoon, per square yard, and reapply the bait as consumed or at least every two weeks. Do not pile. If necessary, wet ground before applying.

Pet Safety Tips

  • Keep pets out of garden while you are applying bait. Pets can re-enter the garden once the bait is applied.
  • Don’t place bait in piles. Scatter bait evenly around plants being damaged.
  • Store the bait in a secure place that pets can’t access.

Sluggo is Effective for: (hover over each image for information)

Slug

Slugs

Snail

Snails

Sluggo Testimonials

"I have had a huge slug problem in my garden for three years and because of my dogs, have tried every 'natural' remedy out there and none have worked. Since I started using Sluggo, things have gotten a lot better. I've seen one or two, but nothing like last year and my plants have been better for it. Also, the dogs don't seem to have any interest in it whatsoever. My vincas didn't seem to like it, but I would say all of my other plants are 99.9% slug and snail free. This has definitely been a huge improvement."
~ Rebecca in Sugar Hill, GA

"We had a slug infestation a few years ago in our home garden. This is the only product I found that was safe and seemed to work. Aside from picking slugs off of plants one by one in the dark, nothing else was helping. I haven't seen any in a year or so but keep a container on hand just in case."
~ Paul

"This worked wonderfully! I had snails all over the outside walls of my house. I sprinkled a little bit of this around the foundation of my house and no more snails!"
~ Shauna Blackman

"Totally works. I used this once and didn't have slugs on the patio all summer."
~ Bronwen S.

"Started late in the season trying to deal with the slugs, I think it will work better if I get started early next spring. I feel it is just what is needed. Just as I expected, thank you."
~ P Don

"This is one thing I know will really work on the slugs! Hate those things - best product to get rid of them!"
~ Cindy

Sluggo Plus Product Info

Works on

  • Slugs
  • Snails
  • Cutworms
  • Sowbugs
  • Earwigs
  • Pillbugs
  • Crickets
  • Ants*

Sizes

  • 1 lb.
  • 2.5 lbs.
  • 5 lbs.
  • 10 lbs.

Active Ingredients

  • 0.97% Iron Phosphate
  • 0.07% Spinosad (a mixture of spinosyn A and spinosyn D)

In early spring, it can be difficult to determine which pest is doing the damage to seedlings just getting started – slugs? cutworms? earwigs? Sluggo Plus controls many of the most common garden pests.

Boy and DogDuring the busy growing season, it is convenient to have just one product that is effective on all these pests. Throughout the year, as little as ½ teaspoon per square yard protects gardens. Sluggo Plus can be used around all organic vegetables, fruits and berries. People and pets can enter area after product is applied. Sluggo Plus also controls several nuisance pests around the garden – cutworms, earwigs, sowbugs and pillbugs. Please read package label before using. Find Sluggo Plus at your local independent or national retailer.

Snails, Slugs, cutworms, earwigs, sowbugs, ants* and crickets are serious pests to many garden plants. Sluggo Plus Slug, Snail and Insect Bait is an effective way to stop their attack. After eating the bait, feeding stops and pests crawl away to die – no messy clean up and no more damage to your garden.


* Sluggo Plus is effective with the following types of ants: foraging ants, sweet-feeding ants, pavement ants, moisture ants, little black ants, argentine ants, crazy ants, acrobat ants, bigheaded ants, cornfield ants, ghost ants, odorous house ants, thief ants, Texas leafcutting ants, field ants, and other common ants. [Excluding fire ants, harvester ants, Pharaoh’s ants and carpenter ants.]

When to Apply

Begin using Sluggo Plus when pests or pest damage is visible. Evening is the best time to apply the bait as pests travel and feed mostly by night or early morning. Treat all likely areas of infestation, especially around the perimeter of garden plots, for slugs and snails because these pests travel into plant areas from daytime refuges.

How to Use

Scatter the bait granules on the soil around or near the plants to be protected. Apply bait evenly at approximately 0.5 to 1 lb per 1000 square feet, or for smaller areas, 0.5 to 1 teaspoon, per square yard. Do not place in piles. Sluggo Plus helps gardeners control some of the worst garden pests. It combines proven slug and snail control with the unique Spinosad insect killer to control cutworms, earwigs, sowbugs and pillbugs. Approved for organic gardening in vegetable gardens and home landscapes, people and pets can enter treated areas after Sluggo Plus is applied. Sluggo Plus is used in the home landscape to protect ornamental and vegetable plants from pest damage. Sluggo Plus will attract and kill cutworms, earwigs, sowbugs, pillbugs and crickets.

Pet Safety Tips

  • Keep pets out of garden while you are applying bait. Pets can re-enter the garden once the bait is applied.
  • Don’t place bait in piles. Scatter bait evenly around plants being damaged.
  • Store the bait in a secure place that pets can’t access.

Sluggo Plus is Effective for: (hover over each image for information)

Slug

Slugs

Snail

Snails

Snail

Cutworms

Earwigs

Snail

Sowbugs

Snail

Ants

Snail

Crickets

Sluggo Plus Testimonials

"This knocked out those voracious pill bugs quick. Great product."
~ K. Mrason

"Best product I have used for controlling slugs in my strawberry patch."
~ Fred

"I hated the fact that the pill bugs got to eat my pretty red strawberries before anyone else had a chance. When I use this my strawberries are beautiful. It lasts for a few weeks until we have rain I then need to reapply. It's great!"
~ Whgon

"Worked like a charm on the earwigs infesting my dahlias, plus I still have all the 'good' creepy crawlies in my garden. I definitely will purchase again."
~ C. Garciaon

"Holy C***! This works! Earwigs were eating my veggies to the stems. One application and the next day, GONE!"
~ JB

It worked for me! No more "eaten" marigolds! My flowers are healthy and beautiful.
~ Marci

This is the only product I've found that will take care of earwigs as well as slugs. I use it on my dahlias every year.
~ Deb K

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