Rodents are destructive animals and once given the chance, they might end up sweeping out everything that you have always worked for. Moles in particular are animals that belong to the rodent family and unlike the rats, the mice and the rest, they love working underground and therefore, once in your lawn, they may destroy completely everything, thus you need to start looking for the signs of the moles in the yard and once spotted, get a way to get rid of them.
What is bringing moles in your yard?
There is a lot that you have done for your yard, keeping it look in a certain way, trimming the flowers in a brilliant way only to find small heaps of mud all around. But first you have to understand what is bringing the moles to your yard. Food-moles will come to the yard in search of food and in particular the earthworms and other insect.
Signs of moles
When it comes to the lawn pests, it is important that you get to understand what type of critter is destroying the beautiful view. Moles are impressive and their work is actionable in as much as the damage is concerned. Here are some of the signs of the moles:
• Small heaps of mud in the yard. In-case you come across small hills in the yard, you should definitely know that you have a mole problem to deal with. And therefore, depending on the concentration of the heaps, you may be able to determine what is of interest that the moles are determines to get.
• Burrows across the yard. This is another characteristic of the moles. They will cause tunneling across the yard causing burrowing. And even though this may be positive to the farm, it cause the yard to look ugly with time.
• Brown patches in the yard. This is another common characteristic of the moles. Because they will feed on the grass roots as well as other roots, the plant dies as there is no life beneath it and thus withers turning to brown.
All these are the common signs of the moles in the yard that you need to be concerned with. Therefore, if you notice some of these characteristics, then be sure of the mole problem in your yard.
Moles are destructive but noticing their activity in particular may be a little difficult because there are many similar animals that have the same activities as the mole therefore, knowing the characteristics of each animal is important in the control of their activities.
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