By the time you finish your gardening, you’re satisfied with the perfect smooth emerald-green lawn. The next day, you find moles ruin all the things. They create so many unsightly “molehills” which ruin your yard. Your next step? Please finish this article and learn how to get rid of moles in your yard naturally.
Hardware cloth and aluminum sheets are good options. You can place them about 2-3 feet below ground which can keep moles from tunneling around. The mesh barriers seem to be the most effective way for it prevents moles from gaining access to your lawn.
Locate the tunnels. You should first flatten the raised soil and check which tunnels are raised again the next day to locate the tunnels where moles are active.
Choose your trap tool. Shovel, trashcan, large bucket, mousetrap are good choices. But you should use them in different ways.
Shovel. Take a sit to wait for the occurrence of moles. Once you find the flatten lawn raised again. Take action. Stab the shovel about an inch behind the working area to stop the back trail and stick a second shovel quickly in front of the mole. Then, the mole is trapped between your shovels. Then, you have free choice: throw it away or kill it by your hammer.
Trashcan, large bucket. These two tools may be easier for operation. Just throw them over the mole and scoop it up. And you get the live mole. Keep it away from your property.
Mousetrap. Place a mousetrap on the active area and cover it with an inverted shoebox to create an illusion that it’s part of tunnel. Check the next day to see whether there is a mole being duped and is captured by the mousetrap.
Moles can be attracted by many things like worm. So, you can use something having a look at a worm as baits to attract moles and then catch them when they enjoy their food.
Moles are sensitive to certain scents, such as dishwashing soap, castor oil and cayenne pepper. You can use them to make a spray by just diluting them with warm water. Then, spray the dilution over the mole’s tunnel.
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