Keeping Snakes Out of Your Yard


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Does this new snake repeller really get rid of snakes? According to the reviews on the internet, this product claims to do just that. But does it work? In this review we’ll see if Snake Away actually repels snakes, and whether or not it is an effective treatment.

The first question we should ask is does snake repellent actually get rid of snakes? According to the official website,” Snake Away will definitely repel all sorts of snakes, including copperheads, moccasins, and any other sort of ‘moccasin snake’ or ‘copperhead snake’ accrobating to the latest technology.” However, there are a few problems with this statement. Copperheads do not typically bite and neither does moccasins, although I have seen reports of a child getting bit by a coon. And while it is true that this snake repellent has been proven to repel these animals, it isn’t clear how effective it would be against many of today’s more aggressive snakes.

So, let’s assume that snake repellent works against all snakes, and also assumes that your yard contains nothing but snakes, which in most cases is probably true. You then need to figure out what sort of snakes are in your yard, as well as where they live. Perhaps you have a large forest, or a field with a lot of grass. In that case, you would probably want to consider buying a product containing a high concentration of naphthalene, which serves as a neurotoxin to snakes. A typical mix for snake repellents containing this ingredient is about twenty parts to one hundred parts of naphthalene oil. (The other components may be higher, but this is the typical range.)

So, let’s assume that snake repellent does repel all snakes, and let’s assume that the one you purchased also contains naphthalene. Now we need to figure out how much it will cost to use this repellent, assuming that you don’t get bitten. If the snake is not going to disappear overnight, you won’t need to spend money on snake repellents that have a delayed effect. But if you do get bit, you still need to apply the repellent, as the effects are only long term. So you should do some research into various brands before you make a purchase.

Another factor that you should consider when considering whether or not snake repellents will work in your yard is how often you intend to use it. There is no point in putting something like snake repellent in your yard if you only intend to put it on an annual basis. The roots of these plants can rot easily, and you could damage the grass when you are not removing them regularly. Likewise, the chemical compounds used in these products can quickly become hazardous to your health. If you want to keep snakes away from your yard permanently, you should make sure that you remove them every time you put the stuff in your yard.

A good way to keep snakes out of your yard is to lay a thick layer of mulch over the grass in the area, and then to sprinkle the mulch with a combination of crushed garlic, peppermint leaves, cinnamon, and slippery elm leaves. This is a natural repellent, and it will drive away reptiles as well as other pests. If you put a granule of the product in your flowerbeds or around a tree trunk, you will also have a positive insect deterrent.

You can buy snake-a-way kits which contain the granular repellents that you need. Put the packets of repellent in a spray bottle, and then spray your entire yard with the spray. Make sure you follow the directions carefully when you are spraying the bushes and trees. For areas that are especially hard to reach, like around a fountain or birdbath, you may want to use a powered sprayer. There are electric powered ones available, but they may not reach all the areas you want to get rid of the snakes. In this case, you may want to purchase an additional garden hose to reach the deepest parts of your garden.

You can also make your own repellent by mixing Cayenne pepper, dish washing soap, and turpentine. Mixing equal parts of these three products should provide long-lasting protection from snakes. You can make a batch once a month and store it in a refrigerator for use during the rest of the year. Before using it, test a small patch of the repellent on your pets before you apply it to their pets. For the best results, do not apply the repellent more than 3 months in advance, as it will not work as quickly as when it is freshly applied.

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