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What kind of snails are these and how do I get rid of them

These are pretty common garden snails, not completely sure of species (I suspect Theba sp.). Some people have success with "barriers" such as surrounding the targeted plants with ...
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Snail electric fence material

First of all copper is not a good idea at all as it'll corrode away in such conditions (outdoors complete with water AND electricity) rather fast. Aluminium is a better choice (it's what HV wires are ...
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How far can snails see?

A page about snail vision. They have better eyesight than other animals in their group. They can avoid larger obstacles. They can't focus they eye. Vision is not the most important requirement ...
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How to get rid of baby snails?

There is nothing wrong with your soil, although the fact it has a high clay content means it may hang on to water for longer, which is not a bad thing for plants, but will make good conditions for ...
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What kind of snails are these and how do I get rid of them

If a grainy bait like Bug-Getta is not working, you may not be using it to the best advantage. It must be spread thinly, it must draw the snails away from the plant, and it is best placed between the ...
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Are they snails in the mulch?

Snails eat anything, including each other, so they like fresh green and growing leaves (usually young leaves) and decaying matter such as dead leaves and other materials that may be present in mulch. ...
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Snail control using biodynamic or eco-friendly solutions

I have had very aggressive slugs in the past, and here is what I have tried and my assessment of the solutions. I am assuming that any solution for slugs will work just as well for snails. Solution ...
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Snail control using biodynamic or eco-friendly solutions

If the planting is in boxes and not directly into the ground, stick adhesive copper tape to the sides of the boxes - slugs and snails don't like to cross over it because it gives them a mild ...
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Snail control using biodynamic or eco-friendly solutions

I don't know if beer and coffee count as biodynamic, but those are two home remedies you could try fairly inexpensively and with what you have on hand. Beer Trap: Fill a shallow sour cream or yogurt ...
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Natural Organic slug/snail/pest repellants

I've had a slug problem this year too. I read that watering in the evening is a huge attractant for slugs because it leaves your garden moist all night, so if you're watering in the evening like I was,...
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Slugs and snails eating lettuce?

Very well looks like that could be slug/snail damage. If you have a small amount of lettuce plants then just going outside at night with a flashlight and hand pulling off plants and the ground will ...
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How to get rid of baby snails?

I use snail bait in a feeding station so the bait doesn’t get mouldy. Lasts for months. If placed in a shady place near moisture then dead snails can be found in this structure, proving it works. Two ...
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Avoiding snails around potted greenery?

If you made it out of copper, it would work even better, but that will be more expensive. Snails do not like to touch copper. A chemical reaction happens when they crawl over the metal, which causes ...
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Do I have to throw out soil in a pot that had snails on the turmeric?

No - just treat for snails; snails and slugs are always with us, everywhere, more noticeably in damp weather, so regular applications of slug and snail repellents are usual. Snails are easier to deal ...
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