Are you terrified of snakes? Do you have children that play outside? Are you wanting to know how to keep snakes away? Here are some must try methods to keep those creepy crawlers away!


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How to Keep Snakes Away



How to Keep Snakes Away



I am terrified of snakes! I mean I don’t even like to look at them. Honestly just writing about them here gives me the heebie jeebies!

I definitely do not want any snakes roaming about my yard! 

I know, I know, they are supposed to be good to have around. My husband is telling me this all the time. Excuse me while I roll my eyes now! 

It doesn’t really matter to me that snakes keep rats away, or that black snakes keep away poisonous snakes, blah blah blah….I just want them gone! ALL OF THEM! I don’t care if they are poisonous or not. I know my fear may be irrational….but it’s still a fear! 

So, I have researched some of the best ways to keep these creepy crawly creatures as far away from my home as possible! 

Goodbye snakes! Farewell! I will not miss you in the slightest!



How to Repel Snakes



How to Keep Snakes Away

Now, I have not personally tried all of these methods. And I cannot guarantee that they all work. However many people have tried them and claim that they do work.

So they are definitley worth trying in my opinion!

Let's take a look at each one. And hey, let's try them all! Surely if we implement all of them that will do the trick right?! 🙂

Keep Your Yard Clear of Debris

If you want to keep snakes out of your yard then you should start by eliminating the places that they live or hide. Also eliminate places where things they eat live.

Piles of logs, branches, or leaves, junk piles, tall grass, etc. These are all places that snakes like to live. As well as creatures that snakes like to eat.

By removing these things from your yard snakes will be a lot less likely to live there.

Garlic and Onion Spray

Garlic and Onions are said to also repel snakes.

By bringing them to a boil in water and then straining the liquid into a spray bottle you have a strong smelling spray that snakes do not like!

This is probably something that also needs to be reapplied frequently.


Natural Snake Repellent



And those are the top ways that I have found to repel snakes!

Have you tried any of these methods? Did they work for you? 

Do you have any other methods to add to the list? If so please leave me a comment below letting me know!