Snail Remedies

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How to get rid of snails in the garden?

Snails and beer

Apparently snails are irresistibly drawn to beer. Take a flat container put it into the ground, making a "swimming pool" for snails. Fill it with beer. Snails will come out in the night and drop into the "beer pool", from which you can remove them easily.

How about coffee?

Snails may love beer, but they definitely hate coffee. You may try to spray leaves with brewed coffee, or spread used coffee grounds form your coffee machine around the plants. In any case, coffee grounds are a great fertilizer, specifically for plants that need acid environment.


Sprinkling snails with salt can kill them right away. I do not favor this solution however, because it is rather disgusting.