Groups

    Problem with a hairy black mole...

    No not on my face but in my father-in-laws garden! How do we get rid of it? Its made a mess of his rear garden but we have no idea how to catch it! If we catch and drown it, would we get fined like the squirel guy in the news? We've tried the vibro post thing but its doing nothing...I'm sure the mole just laughs at it (and us). Help please!

    21 Comments

    your father in law got a mole in his rear garden?

    Original Poster

    GentleTouch

    your father in law got a mole in his rear garden?



    Yup.

    Drowning it sounds a bit harsh.

    Hosepipe....

    http://sfappeal.com/news/images/caddyshack.jpg

    lol, my mum and dad have a holiday chalet and was always getting moles, im sure i heard my dad mentioning putting ' Jeyes fluid' down the mole hole !

    op you dont arf have a lot of 'hassle' with animals dont you ? haha, caught the rabbit yet ?

    Mod & Ed

    mothballs and windmills

    Banned

    Be careful, I've seen G-Force and know what can happen when you push a mole too far.

    master_chief

    Be careful, I've seen G-Force and know what can happen when you push a … Be careful, I've seen G-Force and know what can happen when you push a mole too far.



    lol, love it

    Whatever moles eat + Rat poison?

    check your yellow pages, there specialists around or find yourself a moletrap.... kills quickly. Or you can fix a pipe from the exhaust pipe and pump that in... if those fail you can mix weed killer with....

    Hi
    I had problems for years with moles in my garden - mainly due to the number of ants which they loved. I tried all the usual 'home' remedys, including moth balls, Jeyes fluid and toy windmills but they did nothing. Someone lent me their version of this:

    solar mole repeller

    It took a couple of weeks but the moles eventually left (apparently the noise\vibration annoys them and they eventually head off to quieter pastures). It was so successful that I bought my own (the same as the link). I have had no trouble since, despite being able to see mole hills close by (I live in a small village with fields all around). Several of my neighbours also have them now on my recommendation.

    Trick is to follow the instructions and use it to herd them away from your garden over time.

    HTH

    Dave

    Whoops

    just re-read your post and you've tried the post - strange cos it worked like a dream for ours - yours must be deaf

    Dave

    Goes on about how bad it was when a dog killed a friend's cat then wants to catch a mole and drown it. NICE

    Original Poster

    shopstilldrops

    lol, my mum and dad have a holiday chalet and was always getting moles, … lol, my mum and dad have a holiday chalet and was always getting moles, im sure i heard my dad mentioning putting ' Jeyes fluid' down the mole hole !op you dont arf have a lot of 'hassle' with animals dont you ? haha, caught the rabbit yet ?



    I'm like dr. doolittle in reverse!

    Original Poster

    Wirral_guy

    HiI had problems for years with moles in my garden - mainly due to the … HiI had problems for years with moles in my garden - mainly due to the number of ants which they loved. I tried all the usual 'home' remedys, including moth balls, Jeyes fluid and toy windmills but they did nothing. Someone lent me their version of this:solar mole repellerIt took a couple of weeks but the moles eventually left (apparently the noise\vibration annoys them and they eventually head off to quieter pastures). It was so successful that I bought my own (the same as the link). I have had no trouble since, despite being able to see mole hills close by (I live in a small village with fields all around). Several of my neighbours also have them now on my recommendation.Trick is to follow the instructions and use it to herd them away from your garden over time.HTHDave



    Cheers dave but we've tried one of those (albiet a battery powered one) and it did nothing!

    Banned

    hairy black mole in his rear garden eh

    Original Poster




    [/b]
    ryman1000

    hairy black mole in his rear garden eh



    Don't Even go there!


    pinkleponkle

    Goes on about how bad it was when a dog killed a friend's cat then wants … Goes on about how bad it was when a dog killed a friend's cat then wants to catch a mole and drown it. NICE



    Don't worry, I would never kill a cherished family pet so if I catch this mole and it had a collar with an address on, I'd be sure to return it to its owner...if it doesn't maybe I should take it to an animal shelter or put it in my car and drive it 20 miles to release it in the countryside? Thanks for your input!

    years ago out in the countryside it was the done thing to use carbide powder pour it down the hole and pour some water on top of the carbide next thin any moles that were there was gassed. as in those days it was allowed i dont know about now. with so many rules etc. as carbide powder was used for miners lamps [not coalminers] just fill the lamp with powder a little water strike the flint and hey presto.

    Original Poster

    bighoss2

    years ago out in the countryside it was the done thing to use carbide … years ago out in the countryside it was the done thing to use carbide powder pour it down the hole and pour some water on top of the carbide next thin any moles that were there was gassed. as in those days it was allowed i dont know about now. with so many rules etc. as carbide powder was used for miners lamps [not coalminers] just fill the lamp with powder a little water strike the flint and hey presto.



    Sounds a bit violent?!!
    Post a comment
    Avatar
    @
      Text
      Top Discussions
      1. Find out how good your GP surgery is11
      2. Microsoft Gamescom - Possibly more free games / Project Scorpio710
      3. Just heard this...2 ★★★★★★★★★★★★★★ congrats to all on 392k ★★★★★★★★★★★★★★7764220
      4. Sad Gazza anecdote August 8th 2017 - Beyond help?1625

      See more discussions