Questions tagged [snails]

Members of the *Gastropoda* (a class of mollusc) with a coiled shell.

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Slugs and snails eating lettuce?

I have been trying to grow lettuce and I am having some problems with what I think are slugs and snails, Something appears to be eating my lettuce and it is not growing much. I was wondering if anyone ...
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Do I have to throw out soil in a pot that had snails on the turmeric?

I had snails in the pot with my turmeric. I threw the infested plants away but left the soil as I have ginger sprouting in the same pot. Do I have to throw the soil out?
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How far can snails see?

I have many problems with snails and slugs in my garden. When I want to plant something I usually grow it far away enough from the garden until the plant is big enough to support some "attacks". I ...
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Should I let brown snails in the garden?

I have a small garden and it is full of cactus, wild aloe vera and beautiful pink roses. I buy vegetables from a organic farmer and some of them have brown garden snails. Instead of throwing them ...
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Are snails on spider plant a problem and how to get rid of them.

Today morning I noticed a pair of snails on my spider plant. They were very tiny (Almost unnoticeable). I don't want to kill them however need to know if they could cause any harm to the plant. If yes ...
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How to get rid of Snails in my lotus pond

I have a small 4x6 feet lotus pond, where i planted lotus plant which i had in a fresh water pond near my Town. Lotus plant is growing nice but my pond became a place for Snails too. i think the plant ...
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Can snail pellets be safely used in a vegetable garden? If not, any safer alternatives?

Is it safe to use snail pellets in a vegetable garden bed or will these slowly leach into the soil? Is there a safer alternative that will keep snails out, but won't be absorbed by the vegetables?
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Do techniques to repel slugs also work on snails?

I have seen the thread on an organic way to repel slugs. However, usually I only see snails in my area. Will the techniques in the answer there work on snails too? Also, By the way, I've never seen ...