Frog repellent

I live near a spruit, which has numerous protected frog species. We get hundreds of frogs coming into the garden and house, thus attracting the snakes too. Does anyone know of a plant that would keep the frogs out of the gardens?

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5 Responses to Frog repellent

  1. Niall March 15, 2010 at 9:04 am #

    This is quite an interesting question as most people are trying to attract wildlife to their gardens, and not the other way around.

    I don’t know of any plants that repel frogs but I’m thinking that maybe the plants/environment in your garden attracts them, through providing food or shelter. Maybe that could be a solution?

  2. Steve March 15, 2010 at 1:00 pm #

    Coarse salt is a frog repellent. It apparently burns their warty little feet. The ethics of this ‘torture-lite’ route may be questionable, but at least it does not kill them.

  3. Elephant's Eye March 15, 2010 at 9:37 pm #

    Why do you want to keep frogs out of your garden? They are an indicator species of a healthy environment. That would mean healthy for you too. But of course after you’ve sprinkled salt, and killed the plants …

  4. Snowman April 17, 2010 at 6:01 am #

    Frogs can be a very loud nuisance. Good to know if something xan get rid of them without killing them.

  5. Kareen Whitcher September 17, 2014 at 3:11 pm #

    Im desperate every night we hear load croaking from the pool and we find them mating leaving their long strings of eggs, so every day we throw about 6 to 8 adults over the wall, anything besides salt i can try

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