En brun skogssnigel som kryper omkring i skogen.

Avoid moisture in the garden and you will also avoid snails.


The Spanish slug can cause damage to gardens and crops. You can reduce the risk of your garden being affected by this slug by avoiding moisture in your garden.

Get rid of slugs by

  • cutting the slugs
  • use different types of traps or barriers
  • sprinkle lime around the plants.

At Snigelakuten (in Swedish only), External link. Gothenburg National History Museum, there is more information for those who have problems with slugs in the garden.

In case of an accident

Call 112 and request Poisons Information if someone has ingested a substance that can cause injury or poisoning or if someone gets such a substance on their skin.

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Last published 10 November 2020