Garden Pest Control
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Strawberries

Zone Waynesburg, KY 40489 | simpson.mary95 added on May 13, 2016 | Answered

I have a mole or chipmunk eating my strawberries. They are in a raised bed and this critter has a burrow in the bed. Convenient right? Can I fill the bed and burrow with mothballs? Will the mothballs affect the flavor of my strawberries?

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    Downtoearthdigs
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    Answered on May 15, 2016

    We do not recommend the use of Mothballs.
    Here is an article with more information.
    https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/pesticides/mothballs-in-gardens.htm

    Here is a link to help with Chipmunks in the garden.

    https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/animals/chipmunk-control.htm

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