Share This Story! Somehow, mysteriously, my cat Smokey keeps them out of our yard.
Presumably the same attacker had uprooted a larger than a baseball sized onion, I guess the little varmint had a craving for salsa? This kills the gophers. Sign In Join. If you do this, DO NOT mix those two chemicals in a container and then pour into the gopher hole because you'll gas yourself.
So save your money on those. Try to make the underground part of the fence curve away from your plant bed in an "L" shape. Before I started to water my 2 acre property, it was a barren wasteland with no vegetation, the gophers didn't seem to mind.
There is another option that I didn't mention because I don't know how effective it is. Gophers are herbivores, so plants and fruits top their menu.How to get rid of Gophers
Habitat Modification. My front and back yards are collapsing from all the tunnels, and it gets much worse after a rain.
Gophers hate the smell of sulfur. Voted Up and Useful.
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How to get rid of gophers -- no shovel required Rather than waiting to bash one with a shovel after it pops out of its hole, try these more effective methods. One way is to simply broadcast the granules lightly but as evenly as possible by hand.
And some these split off into a "Y". There are powders with dried blood I'm guessing from gophers that you sprinkle around their holes and then water. Gophers can chew through the hardest soils but they are not fans of metal so installing a roll of metal wire will keep them away from your raised bed. Include your email address to get a message when this question is answered.
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