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Just one mole can make for a mountain of trouble as it burrows beneath your yard for tasty worms and grubs. Before your landscaping is wrecked by an invasive critter, consider the following helpful solutions:
We suggest these three options as effective ways to eliminate moles from your yard:
- A mechanical trap that is pushed in the mole’s run (tunnel) and then activated by stepping on it.
- A repellent (like Mole Max Granules) which is made from castor oil and put down on top of the yard.
- Moletox Baited-Gel. Made from real worms and laced with poison. Comes with a plastic syringe that you use to apply the bait in the underground run.
And here are some tips to put those products to use:
When using a mechanical trap or baited-gel, you need to find out where moles are located. The “active run” is the tunnel moles use to go back and forth from one main home base out to all of the finger bases searching for food.
Active runs are where you want to place the traps and/or bait. To know if a run is active, step on a one foot section of the raised tunnel to push it back to ground level. If you see the tunnel raised back up within 24 hours, you know it is being used. This is where you want to target your mole elimination products.
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