Finding and Recording Slugs

Going Slug Hunting

If you want to go slug hunting firstly you need to know where to find them.

Slugs thrive in wet and damp conditions, so when it rains you will find slugs everywhere. There are some particular places in gardens that provide the optimum conditions for slugs and these will be the best places to start to look for them:

  • Under plant pots
  • Under stones and paving slabs
  • Under logs

Remember, when slug hunting it is very important to use our SlugWatch Health and Safety Guide