|Snakes: just hearing the word makes people
cringe. If you just can't abide the idea of having snake in your yard,
here are some ways to keep them out.
1 Eliminate habitat. Snakes require heat to digest their food. Dry,
rocky locations are havens to most kinds of snakes. Be aware when
walking near wood piles and large, flat areas of concrete.
2 Remove hiding places. Snakes are shy creatures. When not hunting,
snakes will hide in wood piles, among flower pots and under garden
3 Keep rodents under control. A hungry snake searching for food will
follow its stomach. To control rodents keep pet food indoors, garbage
cans tightly sealed and vegetable gardens harvested.
4 Erect snake proof fencing around your garden.
If you want to
keep the snakes out of your yard, then make sure that there are
no bushes, shrubs or thick foliage around your home, as these are
natural habitats of snakes. Avoid accumulation of garbage in the
garden, as this is an ideal hiding place for snakes. Always keep
the garden clean by removing garden debris, like dried leaves and
branches of trees. Generally, snakes prefer to shelter in the tall
grass. As tall grass is home to various rodents and insects including
mice, grasshoppers and crickets, it is a great food resource for
snakes. So, you need to keep the grass low and mow the lawn in your
Another way to prevent the snakes from entering your property,
is to remove small rodents and insects from your home and garden
area. Small rodents like squirrels or mice and insects like grasshoppers,
crickets or other small bugs are food for snakes. So, it is essential
to make sure your home and garden is free of rodents and insects.
With these useful options, you can surely prevent these uninvited
guests from entering your home and garden. Even if you notice the
existence of a snake in the surroundings, don't attempt to kill
it. Snakes help maintain the balance in the ecosystem by controlling
infestation of harmful rodents and insects. So, be kind to snakes,
even they are living beings!
You can contact one of the following person who will assist to
remove the snake: