There are a number of ways to discourage snail and slug damage in the garden without killing these living creatures. This article in Catalyst Magazine written by Margaret Park shows some tested, reliable methods. Click on the photo to link to Catalyst.
If your vision of paradise includes stepping out to a bountiful, sunlit garden to pick perfect fruits from abundantly fertile plants, you’re not alone. Read the rest of the article here: http://www.consciousconnectionmagazine.com/2013/07/urban-organic-garden/
A small space is no obstacle to growing big yields of delicious, nutritious vegetables when we put intensive gardening methods to work. It’s a matter of pushing boundaries by spacing plants densely, growing them higher vertically, and for a longer season than with traditional gardening methods. Such intense cultivation also requires excellent soil fertility. All of these aims can successfully be achieved in a small space with a little know-how and some inexpensive resources. Continue reading