Animal Control In The Garden
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Yard Moles

Anonymous added on April 6, 2011 | Answered

Will using a Castor oil mix help run moles off, and if so, what is the mix ratio to use and what should I mix it with?

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Nikki
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Answered on April 7, 2011

Many extension services do feel it is effective. Here is the recipe: Mix 6 ounces of castor oil and 2 tbsp of dish soap in one gallon of water. This becomes the concentrate. Mix one ounce of concentrate per gallon of water and apply to the lawn. Reapply of it rains.

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goodqueenbess
Answered on April 9, 2011

goodquuenbess was told in eastern coastal NC that an empty pepsi or other beverage boltle planted in the yard up to the rim of the bottle and the wind would cause the bottle to make the annoying sounds the moles cannot stand. they will leave the annoying area asap

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