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They are destroying my yard. Came home today and my peas are all eaten.
CG said to put crackers and peanut butter in the trap
Any other suggestions so I can catch them. Would shoot them but I have not seen them since I got a gun...
Bait your trap with salad greens, whole kernel corn, carrot tops, carrots, apples, potato, beans, pea pods or cucumber.
How about some pin wheels I just put them in my garden to keep the birds out, they don't like the spin wheel and a few even squeek.
ehow has some ideas, http://www.ehow.com/how_2352894_rid-woodchucks-garden.html
going to check out the link now
You know, we don't really have wood chucks or chipmunks down here, and after listening to the stories and a fair amount of cussing from northern gardeners, I'm delighted we don't. I mean, sub-zero winters *and* large garden devouring rodents? *shudder* No thank yew! I'll take blistering Augusts and Palmetto bugs any day.
Laurie I have read that you should find their den and then lay your trap about 5 or 6 feet away from the opening and make line of veggies from the hole to the trap and into the trap. They have their babies in May so it is very important to get the Mama and babies at the same time.
they are under my shed and the trap is about 5 feet away, i set the trap off before i left for the fireworks as i didn't want a skunk in the trap when iget up in the am
I feel for you, all we have are deer rabbits and those darn gophers
are gophers the same as woodchucks???
i have the darn deer too
I don't think they are the same cuz gophers take everything from the roots and the plant is dead before you know the root is gone.
Hate em all
some call them gophers around here so was wondering if that is what you called them too
thanks for the link
don't think we have them here but have seen some holes like in the pic in my yard
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