GOPHERS - Knowledgebase Question

LOS ANGELES, Ca
Question by teyawong
February 20, 2009
I HAVE TRIED ALMOST EVERYTHING, LAST YEAR THEY DESTROYED ALL MY HEIRLOOM TOMATOES. MY NEXT SOLUTION IS TO BUILD A RAISED BED. DOES HOME DEPOT HAVE KIT ?


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Answer from NGA
February 20, 2009

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The only real way to eliminate gophers is by trapping them. You can build a raised bed but you will first want to line the bottom with hardware cloth to keep the critters out. Then you can set timbers or concrete blocks to use as sides and fill the bed with topsoil. This should keep those pesky critters from destroying your plants. Best wishes with your garden!

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