Slug-repelling Wool Pellets

A natural and harmless barrier to slugs and snails, it irritates the slugs foot as well as drawing moisture out of it, so they will stay away. More
A. 1 litre bag 430038-1L £3.95 In stock
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B. 3.5 litre bag 430038-35CL £7.95 In stock
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C. 10 litre tub 430038-10L £21.50 In stock
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A natural and harmless barrier to slugs and snails.

Lay the wool pellets around the base of the plant and water in. As the wool swells, it forms a protective 'mat' around the stems which contain minute abrasive fibres that slugs don't like – it irritates the slugs foot as well as drawing moisture out of it, so they will stay away.

Added benefits to the soil include improved moisture retention, weed suppression and the slow release of naturally beneficial nutrients into the soil.

  • 1 litre bag
  • 3.5 litre bag
  • 10 litre tub
  • Suitable for organic gardening, Soil Association Approved


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Best slug repellent yet

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Reviewed 30th July 2016 by Susan Alexander

My dahlias in pots had been shredded. But after a good covering of wool pellets, there has been no recurrence. At the same time, I have been using other types of slug repellents including copper tape, egg shells etc, but none of these have had any success. I shall be buying more wool pellets next year as this has been so successful.

slug repellent

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Reviewed 4th May 2016 by Lynnette Waterman

Since putting this wool around plants, not a nibble from slugs or snails. I have never found anything as good as this, plus it will not harm wildlife. Yes it does smell a bit but wash your hands and problem gone. Absolutely brilliant, I am going to order more.

Stinky pellets

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Reviewed 27th July 2015 by Lucy

Very pungent pellets and they have kept the slugs away. However my two dogs have found the smell irresistable so what has been saved from the slugs has been trappled by dogs.

Wool pellets

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Reviewed 5th June 2015 by catriona mowat

I am astounded. Most of my dahlias now have a cozy woollen blanket and have recovered beautifully from the one night of slug debauchery that happened a couple of weeks ago. Not a nibble since. Just wash your hands afterwards as they really do smell like a hike on the fells.

wool pellets

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Reviewed 2nd October 2014 by cate

I used these on a raised bed and there were no snails eating my veg. I found the smell a bit strong. They need to be replaced after a few months, as when I didn't my kale was stripped!

Fabulous results

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Reviewed 5th August 2014 by Eileen Wright

Tried this on dahlias which were being decimated by slugs - plant had almost disappeared! After a short time the dahlias have recovered beautifully and are now in flower. Missed out one plant and it looks like a skeleton - surely a good control experiment. I am ordering 5 packets today to give to friends and to have to hand for the little slug devils. This is an amazing discovery as I am a WOOL LOVER.