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Home gardeners try all sorts of unusual remedies to rid their gardens of slugs. But this salt method often works the best.
Mix a strong solution of salt and water in a spray bottle. You don't have to be precise about measuring the salt, as long as it's still discernible in the water.
Put on your gardening gloves, and spray the slugs at nightfall. The salt solution will dehydrate the slugs within hours.
Come morning, wash any residual salt spray from your plants to prevent damage.