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Which herbs are slug proof?

Shelley20Shelley20 Posts: 36
I am going to make a Wee mini herb garden. I have planted basil and coriander before and slugs destroyed them! I feel too guilty killing them so just need to plant ones the slugs don’t like so much and keep the tasty ones indoors  :D
Or any tips for keeping slugs away that don’t involve killing or hurting them? 


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  • Pete.8Pete.8 Billericay, EssexPosts: 8,579
    Thyme, rosemary, oregano and lavender have tough leaves that in my experience have never been touched by slugs.
    I've had no problems with mint either - but keep that in a container by itself or it'll take over everywhere.
    Parsley doesn't seem troubled by slugs and chervil does well here too as does (French) tarragon, dill and fennel
    For something a bit more exotic try Lemon Verbena - the leaves are more lemony then lemons! never had slugs on these either
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  • Shelley20Shelley20 Posts: 36
    Pete8 said:
    Thyme, rosemary, oregano and lavender have tough leaves that in my experience have never been touched by slugs.
    I've had no problems with mint either - but keep that in a container by itself or it'll take over everywhere.
    Parsley doesn't seem troubled by slugs and chervil does well here too as does (French) tarragon, dill and fennel
    For something a bit more exotic try Lemon Verbena - the leaves are more lemony then lemons! never had slugs on these either
    Fantastic thank you! I will pick some of that up today :) 
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