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How to Get Rid of Snails

Last Updated: November 14, 2020 References Approved

This article was co-authored by Melinda Meservy. Melinda Meservy is a Plant Specialist and the Owner of Thyme and Place, a botanical boutique offering plants and gifts in Salt Lake City, Utah. Prior to starting her own business, Melinda worked in process and business improvement and data analytics. Melinda earned a BA in history from the University of Utah, received training in lean and agile methodologies, and completed her Certified Professional Facilitator certification. Thyme and Place offers indoor plants and containers, a fully stocked potting bench, and tips on plants to suit your space and lifestyle.

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Finding snails in your garden, home, or aquarium can be frustrating. If left to their own devices, snails will munch on your plants, leave sticky trails all around your home, or overtake your fish tank. Fortunately, you have the power to get rid of snails and protect your turf. Whether you prefer to take the natural approach or don’t mind using pesticides, you can get rid of the snails plaguing your home.

How to Get Rid of Snails. Finding snails in your garden, home, or aquarium can be frustrating. If left to their own devices, snails will munch on your plants, leave sticky trails all around your home, or overtake your fish tank….