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Repel Moles from your Garden using Mole Repellents

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 your garden.

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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 moles.

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 garden. 

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 moles. 

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 expensive.

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