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20 DIY Snake Repellents That Work

By Staff Writer

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Lime and chili, hold the alcohol

Who doesn't love a spicy citrus treat or drink? Snakes, that's who. Create an effective snake repellent with just lime juice and hot pepper extract. Dilute equal parts of the two in a gallon of water and apply around the perimeter of the property. This nontoxic solution will linger for a while, and snakes will notice. For the brave few who try to cross anyway, the pepper extract causes discomfort on the scales and discourages any further encroachment.

Share to PinterestLime and hot pepper sit beside one another as ingredients in a snake repellent recipe.
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