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20/06/2013 at 21:07


We have moles merrily digging their way around the garden, and solar powered sonic repellers are not working (tho they did last year).

Humane suggestions would be welcome!

21/06/2013 at 01:11

Humane methods are pretty useless.  You will have to kill it in a trap to get rid of it.

21/06/2013 at 06:30


21/06/2013 at 08:35

Thanks Welshonion, but I just can't do that...

21/06/2013 at 08:39

If you scan down to the bottom they recommend a humane trap - they don't tell you what to do with the mole after you've caught it tho'.

21/06/2013 at 08:58

Dovefromabove - many thanks, a very sensible article, and a humane trap as a bonus!

28/04/2014 at 12:10

very interesting article on this site about teh Humane traps.. not really what I woudl call humane..

28/04/2014 at 12:16

See my thread with the Daily Mail article, apparently those children's windmill things stuck in the top of the mole hill work as they don't like the sound..........sounds a bit bizarre to me so don't shoot the messenger 

Scare off moles

Put a child’s windmill on a mole-hill — the vibrations of the turning plastic blades should deter even the most persistent creatures.

They also hate the smell of orange peel, so a few bits scattered on the grass should keep your lawn intact. 

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