The slug disappeared in moments, most likely eaten by the blackbirds that nest nearby.
In the ongoing battle with slugs I’ve learned a few tips.
Copper tape helps, it forms a barrier that slugs dislike slithering over. I’ll let you know if this basket of herbs and salad stays slug free.
Slugs are annoying, but I’m trying hard to avoid using chemicals against them, because the dead slugs are eaten by birds and hedgehogs and all sorts of wildlife that I don’t want to poison.
I’m told nematodes do the trick, so I might to give that a try. Meanwhile me and madam guillotine will be on patrol later this evening.