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Attract Snakes?


Pine straw is an economical soil cover for gardens, but does it provide an inviting environment for snakes?

Pine straw does attract snakes because it provides the coverage that's ideal for nesting and hiding from would-be predators.

Does pine straw attract snakes?

Snakes love pine straws because water droplets collect in the straws and can last for days before they dry, giving snakes plenty of water .

Reliable Water Source

Do what you can to prevent too many insects from getting into the straw, and lay traps if you spot any mice darting in and out of your mulch.

Keeping Snakes Out of Your Pine Straw

Unfortunately, most of these products fail to deliver on their promise to keep snakes away.

Do Snake Repellants Work?