moles - Knowledgebase Question

sparta, mi
Question by deb46monroe
June 17, 2007
what is the best product(over the counter or otherwise) to get rid of moles? we have them really bad this year.
thanks
DEB


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Answer from NGA
June 17, 2007

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Gophers and moles feed on grubs and other insects in the soil. As long as you have healthy soil teaming with beneficial insects and their larvae, you'll have the potential for attracting gophers. To get rid of gophers, invest in a scissors-type gopher trap, and set it carefully - as often as necessary to catch and kill the entire population. Once you've gotten rid of the gophers, encourage your neighbors to do the same. If it's any consolation, gophers in your yard are a compliment to your skills as a gardener. They prefer rich, moist, organic soil teeming with insects!

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