Garden Slugs are easily controlled. One can set up a perimeter of copper around prized plants to control slugs. Slugs will avoid crossing copper. To get rid of slugs the best method is to place beer in a shallow dish. One can always place a beer can with some leftover beer where the opening is level with the ground. Beer is a very effective slug killer. It is more effective than most commercial slug killers. It is also an effective snail killer and will control snails.