If snakes are living in an area, it is because they are finding food, shelter and water there, says Snake Removal. The easiest way to get rid of snakes is to make the area less attractive to them. Garter snakes like mois... More »

Garter snakes can be found in nearly every environment in North America, with typical boundaries ranging from the sub-Arctic plains of Canada all the way to Central America. These snakes are most common around the moist,... More »

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Garter snakes are carnivorous and prey upon insects, slugs, worms, lizards, amphibians, rodents and sometimes fish. Certain species of garter snake, such as the ribbon snake, are particularly fond of frogs. Common garter... More »

Removing sources of food and shelter that snakes seek out is the most certain way to keep them away from a home. Snakes can also be kept out with a perimeter snake fence. Chemical snake repellents are available, but they... More »

Keep snakes away naturally by removing their food and water sources, eliminating their potential dwelling spots and maintaining a yard that's inhospitable to them. Clean up clutter, and cut the grass, as snakes prefer co... More »

Garter snakes are slender to moderately built snakes that usually have three yellowish or greenish stripes running the length of their bodies. They average 23 to 30 inches long and have ridged scales. Their heads are wid... More »

Garter snakes can release a bad-smelling secretion from a gland near the cloaca when attacked. They can bite but are more likely to hide their heads and flail their tails when disturbed. They may also try to escape into ... More »