Repel Moles from your Garden using Mole
Moles are creatures commonly found in gardens.
Moles live underground within burrows. You should therefore
make use of a mole repellent around burrows to prevent moles
from creating greater harm. A mole repellent may sometimes also
act as a mole poison. You should remain aware of mole habits
and tendencies before looking for ways to eliminate moles from
Using Mole Repellents
Moles create two types of tunnels. One of them appears
like raised ridges across your lawn. This feeding tunnel is
just beneath the surface. The other tunnel runs deeper within
the ground and connects different feeding tunnels. Other garden
pests like voles and pocket gopher also use these tunnels. The
best way to get rid of moles in your garden is through use of
an effective mole repellent.
A mole repellent is mainly based on castor
oil. You have to use this repellent on and around the
soil of mole population. Before using any repellent for
tackling mole menace, water the soil thoroughly for few days.
This allows repellent to mix and permeate well within the soil.
You may not find concrete results after a single use. You may
have to reuse repellents few times to be able to get rid of
mole population completely.
You can make use of any creative mole repellent to get
rid of moles in your garden. Certain plants let out
offensive smells that prove unbearable for
moles. These include bulb plants like spring bloomers,
daffodils, crown imperial, and Siberian squill. These plants
prove to not only be effective pest-controllers but also create
a better visual appeal of your garden.
Similar mole repellent plants include Squill
bears with flowers in shades of blue, lavender, white,
or pink. These plants multiply soon and can fill in an area
completely soon. Yellow crown imperials bear pendulous yellow
flowers and reach a height of three inches. The bulbs of these
plants let out a fox-like smell that proves very repulsive to
Other mole repellent plants include the likes of
onions, garlic, chives, leeks, and shallots.
These flowering plants grow to a height of six feet and little
more. These plants let out strong smells that prove too
repulsive to moles and therefore you have a mole-free
Allium giganteum is another mole
repellent plant. This plant grows to a height of three to five
inches. It has purple-colored flowers. These flowers give away
a strong smell that proves extremely nauseating to moles.
Mole plant is a mole repellent plant.
This plant has its name due to its extreme effectiveness in
controlling moles. Mole plant is an annual plant with huge
lance-shaped leaves. The leaves have a thick white vein running
in the middle. A cut into this vein causes a white milky fluid
to ooze out. The smell of this fluid proves too revolting to
Castor bean plant is a very effective
mole repellent. This is a poisonous plant and is an annual. It
can grow to a height of fifteen inches. It has huge star-shaped
leaves. Although this plant looks ornamental, the smell of this
plant keeps away moles. Most commercially available mole
repellents also make use of castor oil.
If you have a small garden, consider
using a mole repellent spray. You can spray
castor oil and thereby dispel moles from your garden.
However, this technique could prove lot