snails - Knowledgebase Question

miami, Fl
Question by slr9701
June 30, 2010
HELP..SNAILS.. NOT the round ones that eat your plants. these are on the outer walls of my home; the are small and elongated..I have brushed them off the walls and used snail bait that I got at the HD..and within hours they are climbing again/ what next??

Answer from NGA
June 30, 2010


Those sound like native snails and if the population is huge, you may be fighting a losing battle. The University of Florida has a publication dealing with native snails. Here's the website:

I hope the publication is helpful.

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