How To Get Rid Of Snails?

Q: This past fall I noticed little snails crawling on my outdoor furniture. I think they are coming from the decaying mulch we put down last year. How do I get rid of the snails?

A: Your snail population should decrease pretty quickly this winter. They only eat living plant material and there’s not much in your courtyard for them to consume. A saucer of beer can be placed next to your groundcover plants to trap any that remain.