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Mole Deterrent

Nanna PNanna P Cramlington, Northumberland Posts: 8
I had a garden makeover in May this year & these appeared next to a raised bed a few weeks ago. I assume they’re mole hills. I flattened them down when they first appeared but they ‘popped’ up again a few days later. I’ve repeated this several times over the last 3-4 weeks. 
If a mole is the culprit does anyone know of any humane deterrents?

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  • pansyfacepansyface PEAK DISTRICT DerbyshirePosts: 20,544
    Buy a couple of big bottles of those cheap brown pickled onions. The big smelly ones.

    Rootle around in the soil of each tump until you find the tunnel. It will be just a little wider than the size of the pickled onions.

    Push three pickled onions down each tunnel and re cover with the soil from the tump.

    Wait.

    The moles will not come back.
    Apophthegm -  a big word for a small thought.
  • Nanna PNanna P Cramlington, Northumberland Posts: 8
    Thanks, pansyface 😄
  • FirecrackerFirecracker East Lancashire.Posts: 256
    WoW!!!!! that's a new one :D I'm going to try.  ;)
  • pansyfacepansyface PEAK DISTRICT DerbyshirePosts: 20,544
    Very cheap. Very effective.👍
    Apophthegm -  a big word for a small thought.
  • LynLyn DevonPosts: 20,519
    Deterrents usually just send them off on another track.  
    Gardening on the wild, windy west side of Dartmoor. 

  • pansyfacepansyface PEAK DISTRICT DerbyshirePosts: 20,544
    Well, ours went off somewhere but didn’t come back....😁
    Apophthegm -  a big word for a small thought.
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