Bonide Snake Stopper Snake Repellent RTS is specially designed to drive away snakes naturally without harming them. It contains a unique blend of natural ingredients such as clove oil, cinnamon oil, and cedarwood oil which effectively repels snakes, as well as iguanas and lizards to prevent them from invading your property. It works by producing a powerful scent which these reptiles find unpleasant and triggers them to escape. it is recommended for use on yards, gardens, sheds, garages, barns, swimming pools, patios, campsites, decks, wood piles, and other areas where their presence is unwanted.
The unique blend of ingredients in this product trigger escape/avoidance behavior in snakes, iguanas, and lizards. Snakes actually taste the air around them (via a receeptor organ known as the Jacobson's organ), this product provides a powerful scent/taste repellent that snakes find unpleasant and which triggers a natural reaction to escape and avoid. It does not harm snakes, iguanas, and lizards, it drives them away naturally.
HOW TO USE:
Use with caution on green vegetation during periods of high heat, direct sun or when temperature exceeds 90 degrees Fahrenheit. using the convenient hose-end applicator, spray a band 2-3 feet wide, next to and around the area you wish to protect. Do not water in after application. Reapply after heavy rains or as needed.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR HOSE END ATTACHMENT CONTAINERS:
Shake container thoroughly, then attach to garden hose.
Turn on water supply at the source. water pressure will build in hose since the sprayer is already in the "OFF" position.
To apply product, bend safety tab and turn the control valve clockwise to the "ON" position.
For best results, hold sprayer and bottle level, and direct spray in a sweeping side-to-side movement. Spray the contents of bottle evenly over the lawn surface. Do not overlap areas already sprayed.
When spraying is complete, turn the control valve back (counterclockwise). turn the water off. Disconnect hose from applicator and store product in original container.
ENDANGERED SPECIES CONSIDERATIONS:
Before using this product, consult with State or local wildlife authorities to ensure that use does not present a hazard to any threatened or endangered species. Where necessary, obtaining all required permits and licenses is the responsibility of the applicator.
User Precautions - Reminder:
Some snakes are poisonous, NEVER attempt to pick up a snake unless you are properly trained, experience and know which species you are dealing with. handling wild snakes is best left to experts. Be careful when approaching any lizard. Not all lizards are harmless. Many lizards bite or have sharp spines. handling lizards is bnest left to the experts. Contact your local wildlife management office for further information.
The product was easy to use and it smelled nice. We are unable to determine the effectiveness of it. Those little green rascals are difficult to see so who knows if we repelled them or not. Thanks for caring and not killing the little green snakes.