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11-06-2010, 05:46 PM
Pic of moles - ruining my recently renovate lawn.
Check out these pics;
I got frustrated today & I flooded three tunnels. The hose ran for 5 min before the tunnel was full but I did not see a single mole. Thus, these unwanted moles must be an extensive tunneling system ungrounded.
Iím currently watering the area where the moles are to get the soil soft so I can roll it flat & than cut it short to identify the tunnels & replace the traps.
A guy @ work told me to try antifreeze in the hole. Iím trying to grow a lawn not protect an engine from freezing.
Another guy told me to try chewing gum.
I tried the worms w/o much luck. You never know if you killed the dam thing & I still have the moles so I have to assume it did not work.
I have (3) traps & plan to purchase (2) more to increase my change of kill these unwanted pests.
Any help w/ be much appreciated!


White Gardens
11-07-2010, 12:12 PM
A six-pack, a lawn chair, and a shovel.

Take a Sunday and sit and watch the hills. As soon as one moves, dig the sucker up.

I've never tried Talprid, but some say it works.

11-07-2010, 02:48 PM
Why do you have two traps five feet apart on the same trail?

11-07-2010, 04:02 PM
damn, looks like pocket gophers more than moles, sure you after the right varmit

11-07-2010, 05:41 PM
Try a shotgun! You will be aerating at the same time

11-07-2010, 05:54 PM
I've had success with a product called mole max. I'm not sure why it works, it just does. I apply 2 times a year and it keeps them out of my yard. it usually costs around $15 a bag.