1. I see mounds of dirt in my yard...what are they?
If the mounds are pushed up through the ground surface
and are volcano-shaped, you most likely have a mole problem.
(Refer to blog on how to tell if you have moles).
2. Will moles kill my lawn, plants?
No, but they make an unsightly mess. Moles that live in the
Northwest, contrary to what you may hear, do not eat roots or
plants. However, their digging can uproot plants.
3. How can I control moles in my lawn and flowerbeds?
Trapping them is the most effective control methodaccording
to the Dept of Fish and Wildlife. Home remedies, baits, sonic
devices, poison worms work temporarily and then the moles
4. Why does my lawn look like a mine field?
Moles live to eat. The mounds you see are the mole pushing dirt
out of his /her way searching for food. A lot of mounds means
your yard has an overly abundant food supply. It doesn't mean
there is one mole per mound. It also means you have a very active
mole or possibly two working in your yard.
5. Will sonic devices or mole bait eradicate my mole problem?
Not likely but it will deter them for awhile. If you live near a
greenspace, wetland, lake or river, chances are the mole problem
will persist. Moles live where it's damp and dark. Once a
tunnel has been created it can be re-used by several different
6. How do I get rid of moles in my lawn / yard / flower bed?
Call a professional trap setter who knows how to read mole activity
and has experience finding the most active runs. Professionals
can't predict HOW or WHEN a mole will dig, but they are more
knowlegeable than the homeowner about a mole's digging pattern
because they've had more experience.
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