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Old 01-14-2011, 06:21 AM
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Moderator note: the original post is gone. Basically it was a question on how to get rid of moles.

The moles come for grubs.
Either wait it out until the moles munched all them grubs or put down a pesticide to kill grubs.
no more grubs and the moles wander on.
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Old 01-14-2011, 01:06 PM
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Sorry to say... but... lol... realllllly gross.

We always let the moles come... our yard tends to be hard-pan and they help rejuvenate the grass and stuff by bringing up soil from underneath and doing free airation of the lawn. When we've had enough, or they get too be too many, we just put some blood meal down the hole and they leave.
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Old 01-16-2011, 11:21 AM
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I thought the moles also ate the roots of some of my plants?
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Old 01-17-2011, 07:42 AM
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Hi,
New-bee here. Can't wait to try your blood meal on the mole runs come Spring. Live on a hill so I can't take too much erosion from the little peskies. They do churn up the soil, but then comes the toad stranglin' rains and there goes the mudslide. Thanks again from SW Indiana...zone 5.
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Old 01-17-2011, 09:07 AM
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Sankes

Just extend the food web a bit.

Grubs eat roots, moles eat grubs, snakes eat moles, snakes wander off after moles are gone.
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Old 01-17-2011, 09:17 AM
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Old 01-17-2011, 10:00 AM
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Grubs eat roots, moles eat grubs, snakes eat moles, chickens eat snakes, dogs eat chickens, dogs wander off.
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Old 01-17-2011, 11:04 AM
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Old 01-17-2011, 12:23 PM
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Yum, Alligator! I need some moles.
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Old 01-17-2011, 12:47 PM
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Tex,C..you can have all my moles. lol.There really tearing up my yard right now as I type.lol.Please I will mail them for free to you.lol..
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Old 01-17-2011, 10:55 PM
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My yard must have tons of grubs! Cause where their is evidence of moles with the soil puffed up, the grass gets very patchy looking, however I do not plan to try to catch them and send to Tx_Crinum. My landlord doesn't allow me to dig in the yard, so I do container gardening...although I'm planning to plant some pear seedlings this spring...
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Old 01-19-2011, 06:56 PM
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I hear if you plant Castor Beans in the area where the moles are they eat the roots and get poisoned.
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Old 01-20-2011, 09:39 PM
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aww, how sad... the poor little moles... I won't plant any castor beans, that's for sure
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possible mole irradification


Has anyone tried minced garlic in the I holes followed by a little water to wash it down under? It seems to work for several pesky garden critter.
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Old 08-04-2012, 10:55 AM
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Moles do not eat plant material - Voles eat plant material .. easy way to remember is Mole eats Meat - Voles eat Veggies.
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