Snails and slugs affect just about everything plant you can grow in your home vegetable garden.
They are both slimy and to keep that moist outter texture they need a nice moist environment and that includes feeding off soft tissues of your vegetable plants.
You may find a snail or slug during the day, but most likely you will find them at night eating away.
They could literally eat your garden before you get a chance to do so. So here are some things you can do to repel slugs and snails from your home vegetable garden.