425 Eggs! What Snail Eggs Look Like & What To Do With Them

425 Eggs! What Snail Eggs Look Like & What To Do With Them

Snails lay a lot of eggs. If you’ve found some eggs in your yard, you’ll want to know if these belong to snails or not. So what do snail eggs look like? Garden snails lay clusters of white- or cream-colored eggs that are semi-transparent. The eggs are quite round or...
Paper-Eating Snails: Why Snails Can’t Say No To Paper

Paper-Eating Snails: Why Snails Can’t Say No To Paper

Has something been eating your mail or your seed packets? Well, it might be snails! Snails eat paper and paper products, like cardboard, paper towels, tissue paper, magazines, newspapers, seed packets, sticky notes, and mail. They eat paper for fiber and calcium. The...
Salt & Snails = Death: How Salt Kills Snails

Salt & Snails = Death: How Salt Kills Snails

You’ve probably heard that salt can be a very effective snail killer. But why do snails die from salt? Snails die in minutes when enough salt is poured on them because salt dries them out. Salt mixes with the slime on a snail’s body and pulls water out of the body...