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Snake in Pond

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Question
I would like to know how to go about getting a water snake out of my goldfish pond.  Having lots of plants in which to hide, I have had trouble trying to get the snake out with a net and usually end up just bothering it until it leaves the pond.  Can you advise me of any other method of getting rid of snakes?

Answer
Hello Chris!
There are snake deterrents available on the market that will keep the snake from going into the pond. If you can get her to leave the pond and hurry to sprinkle that stuff around it liberally (according to label directions) then it should keep her from going back in.
Check with your local garden centers, they should carry it in their inventory. It comes under various names, but one that comes to mind is "Snake Away".