Moles in the garden and live underground and surface only occasionally. Their cylindrical bodies as well as dynamic front claws are optimal for digging. Moles burrow close to the surface, regularly leaving visible ridges. Mole hills are places where the mole has pushed up earth above the surface; brand-new mole hills appear throughout durations when the soil is damp – typically spring as well as autumn.
The adult mole can easily measure anywhere from 12 to 20 cm in length and have dark gray or brown velvety fur. Its eyes are small and its broad front feet have solid claws for digging.
If you have ever had problems with moles you know just how hard it is to control them. Arriving from almost thin air you wake up one morning to mole hills. It only takes a couple of days to turn your perfect lawn into a scene from the “battle of the Sohm”. Earthworms attract moles. Lawns are an ideal hunting ground because the worms are near to the surface and the network of grass roots supports extensive tunnelling. Establishing a center the mole or moles will dig out several feeder tunnels. Once the basic network has been formed they sit back and wait. With an excellent sence of smell and hearing they can detect a worm up to 5 meters away. As the worms work through the soil they drop into the moles tunnel and become another tasty meal.
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Traditional solutions have included the control of the earthworms mainly because of the worm casts they create. However earthworms do a lot of good improving drainage, breaking down organic matter in the soil and help support health topsoil. By removing or controlling the worms you will control the moles however the price is high, as you will damage your soil.
NIB 4/PACK SENORET SWEENEY'S S7002 MOLE & GOPHER REPELLENT 10LB 2X CONCENTRATE
Auction Ends: Tuesday Jun-18-2013 18:02:56 PDT
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