02:10PM | 07/23/04
Member Since: 07/22/04
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I'm guessing I already know the answer ("live with it") but does anyone have any advice, good or bad, on how to get rid of gophers and or moles in the yard?

doug seibert

02:15PM | 07/23/04
Member Since: 08/10/02
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05:02AM | 09/11/04
Member Since: 09/10/04
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Moles can be controlled by eliminating their food source (worms, grub worms). Grub treatment is available at any lawn and garden store. Read directions carefully as most require watering after application.

You can also call a lawn service to treat the lawn.

Gas cartridges are available at hardware stores, however, caution should be used and never use gas cartridges near structures or under decks as they burn hot and can ignite nearby materials.

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11:53AM | 10/16/04
Member Since: 10/15/04
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My dad had the same problem when he was younger....he just dumped about a gal of gas in the holes and put a can of pesticide in the hole (full never opened) then get a 20 ft fuse put one end in the hole adn get the other end as far away as posible then lite the fuse and wach then die...he said he never saw a gopher again

you can look for me at the local wal-mart selling many devices to remove unwanted animals on saturdays
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