Moles Bloomin' Moles
This year has been very dry and, for some reason, there has been a plague of moles. Not just in the meadow (see photo) but everywhere. Our home is built on solid granite and the moles come up in the most unlikely spots. I can’t figure out how they can tunnel there; but they do. New plants are turfed out and have to be replanted; seedlings are ruined almost before they are above ground. It’s war!
I’ve tried various ‘scarers’ but the only method that works is the old fashioned spring trap. It’s amazing how many hills one mole can make. There were 15 large hills in a single veg plot and it was just the one mole,
P.S. Sitting up, all night, with a shotgun and a torch is not acceptable.
- 25 Sep, 2010
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