It’s so frustrating to have a bunch of pocket gophers or moles ruining your yard. A troublesome gopher can chew through the roots of your shrubs, wreck havoc with your lawn and possibly even damage buried utility cables or pvc pipes.
HOW DO YOU GET RID OF GOPHERS?
The most common types of products for catching or controlling gophers are traps, baits, electronics, gas bombs and lawn sprays.
Damage Caused by Gophers
Dinner plate-sized mounds with no hole, severed root crops, flower bulbs and young tree roots
Tree Damage – Pocket gophers girdle growing trees and shrubs at or near ground level. They can remove some or all of tree roots. Trees up to several inches trunk diameter can be killed.
Lawn Damage – Pocket gophers eat root crops such as carrots from below ground but will readily pull the entire plant belowground. Chicory root damage
Description: Alfalfa, carrots and other root crops can be damaged by pocket gophers.
Structural Damage – Pocket gopher tunnels can weaken irrigation water canals and dams.
Agricultural Damage – Pocket gophers remove roots of alfalfa, chicory, turnips, sugar beets, pasture grasses, clovers and other field crops. Their large earth mounds can slow or damage crop harvesting equipment. Their tunnels can divert irrigation water.
Safety Hazard – Pocket gopher tunnels can weaken irrigation water canals and dams.
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