Getting rid of groundhogs

Month: April 2009

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.

Are Groundhogs gumming up your garden? A good groundhog trap, useful for trapping groundhogs, woodchucks, and other pests.

Besides burrowing large dens in your yard, groundhogs/woodchucks (members of the squirrel family) are also notorious for consuming tasty greens from your garden and flower beds. Sure, you could use commercial poisons and deadly traps…But is it really worth that much trouble?

Make your own Mole deterrent

There are lots of chemicals out there that you can use to keep moles from your home.  However, you can keep moles away from your yard or garden with a home made mole deterrent.