Chasing away Raccoons

Year: 2009

Chasing away Raccoons Raccoons on the run!  - Photo courtesy of docentjoyce

Raccoons are always thought of as cute, inquisitive creatures, with a penchant for mischief and fun. Although this can be true, they can also be a rather troublesome nuisance in your home and garden (and they can be mean to boot!).

Those dirty little mice…What can you do to get rid of them? Once mice get in a home, they can be difficult to get rid of.

A lot of people think mice are cute. From Mickey Mouse, to Mighty Mouse, to Jerry, they can be cute in cartoons and movies with French chefs. But, the reality is that mice can be damaging to your home.

Keeping armadillo damage in check Despite their cute, armored appearance, armadillos can be quite destructive to a yard or garden.

Despite their cute, armored appearance, armadillos can cause tremendous damage in yards, gardens and golf courses.

Getting rid of groundhogs Groundhogs like to burrow, and they have a penchant for eating the nice greens in your yard and garden.  However, you can keep them away from your garden without killing them.

Groundhog Day aside, groundhogs are actually interesting creatures (I hear that they make a great stew, but I have yet to put that to the test).  That being said, they can be nuisances in the garden, but there are non-lethal ways to control them. 

Man vs Ant, and you must win! Ants can quickly infiltrate your home, but there are ways to control their numbers:  follow these preventive steps to keep ants from invading your house.

It is that time of year where ants start their long, methodical march through your house.  However, it is about time that you use that large cranium and DO something about it. 

Getting rid of moles with gum Juicy Fruit and other types of gum can be used to remove moles from your yard or garden.

You’ve heard about it, thought about it, and now you are ready to try it.  But, does giving moles a stick of gum actually get rid of them?

For moles, there is always the Rodenator

Sure, it might not be available at your local hardware store. And, it is definitely used for live training. But, if you simply have to get rid of damaging moles, the Rodenator might be the tool for you.

Keep bugs away with garlic

Garlic doesn’t just keep those pesky undead away…You can use it to get rid of  insect pests in the garden, yard, and even on house plants.

How to thin your mosquito population

When spring is in the air, other annoying pests also take to the air: mosquitos.  Here are some preventive measures that you can take to help keep your local mosquito population in check.

So what exactly is a mole? Moles can be considered pests, especially in gardens and lawns.

Have you ever seen a mole before?  Beauty is definitely in the eye of the beholder!  That being said, here is a description of moles and their habits.