Sales of metaldehyde slug pellets end this month

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Many garden centres and DIY retailers have now exhausted stocks of metaldehyde-based slug pellets, with stockists replacing them with ferric phosphate alternatives.

Consumers, such as allotment holders, have until spring 2020 to use-up their supplies, when outdoor use of metaldehyde must end.

Retailers are stocking-up on alternatives to metaldehyde ahead of the ban, to ensure the continued availability of slug controls and help consumers to make the switch to chemical-free alternatives.

The metaldehyde ban comes at a point in the season when slugs and snails can cause immense damage to young flower and vegetable plants, if controls are not applied.

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