Gopher Control Pasadena

Gopher Control in Pasadena, CA

When gophers or moles are causing damage at your Pasadena landscaping and you need Gopher Control service call Rodent Guys to rescue your landscaping.  Our Gopher Control service in Pasadena, CA is offered using pet friendly methods with well trained techs.  Call us at 909-599-4711 to service Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Orange and Riverside counties.

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A gopher control Pasadena Ca . needs is from the pocket gopher which is the exact same as a gopher. The majority destruction is to new plants because they are immature, un-established therefore it won’t require a whole lot gnawing for a gopher to destroy or consume it. Grass can be exceptionally impacted by gophers with damage from both consuming on the turf and also the soil shoved on the top along with residing on the turf which smothers it.

Big trees normally takes eating for a little bit so don’t worry. Smaller trees are generally destroyed by way of a gopher right away because roots offering the life to your tree are young. You discover particular limbs of trees or bushes begin to die whenever gophers are destroying it. This is caused by the roots supplying life to that portion of the plant is compromised or killed by your gopher and without any longer giving life for that section of the plant you might be raising.

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Gopher Control in Los Angeles, CA

Gopher mounds with exit hole

Gopher Mound

Pocket gopher burrows are almost always filled with dirt like in the picture above. This helps to set them apart from other burrowing rodents like  ground squirrels.  They can dig 1-3 mounds per day reason behind the fact of why you want to get rid of gophers immediately on your home.  Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is typically done by a qualified pest control company with knowledge of how to eradicate gophers for your house.  Always ensure they have an agriculture pest control license as required by California state law in and not just a structural license.

Damage and why we need Removal

Gophers consume plants, roots of trees, ornamental flowers and vegetables on your yard – if it’s a plant they probably will eatwll consume|like} it.  Most damage is to new plants because they are small, un-established and it doesn’tdoes not} take much for a gopher to destroy or eat it.  Grass is also highly effected by gophers with destruction from both the eating of the grass and the dirt pushed up and sitting on the turf which smothers it.

Mature trees can take gnawing for a little bit so not to panic.  Smaller trees can be killed by a gopher right away because the roots supplying the nutrients to the tree are undeveloped.  You will see certain branches of trees or bushes start to dry out when gophers are damaging them.  This is caused by the roots giving life to that part of the plant is damaged or killed by the gopher and no longer supplying nutrients to that part of the tree you are growing in.

The best control methods for gopher extermination are burrow fumigants, poison, burrow blasting, Tunnel Fill, and trapping. Trapping, Tunnel Fill and baiting are options that a home owner can use with limited success. Burrow Blasting is typically done by a service serious about gophers (we use a Varmint Getter for burrow blasting) due to the expense of the equipment.

Burrow fumigants are extremely effective but are restricted materials in, only available to and used by licensed technicians like us. Burrow fumigants are not the same as the flares from the Lowes which are not very effective.

Poison baits available to agriculture pest control companies are much higher concentration and effective than what is obtainable to a homeowner.  The main reason to hire a gopher expert is the knowledge of what method to use for each property and proper placement of fumigants and or bait for effective removal of gophers.

Using water to force them to surface 

Flooding can work on farms where the whole field is flooded and there is nowhere for a gopher to escape.  On your property you are going to attempt to flood the gopher with a water holse down the hole.  The problem is the water usually never fills up the burrow and the gopher simply raises his head above the water line until you start to worry about the cost of water in Pasadena and shut it off.

Repellers 

No repellents in Pasadena available at the present time that have been shown to provide good Gopher Control. Several plants, such as gopher purge and cantor bean have been said to offer control, but these claims have never been proved.   If they really worked to get rid of gophers no one would be reading this site including you.

Keeping gophers out of your yard using physical barriers can be effective for small areas. Any large project, such as placing fencing around the perimeter of your backyard would cost too much. Plus this would at best only offer short-term control. At some point gophers find a way in. 

Above ground planter beds can be protected by fixing a 1/4 inch galvanized hardware cloth below the bed and securing it to the 2×6 wood frame before filling with soil in your yard.

Calif DFG position 

 When gophers are causing damage to you Pasadena property, they are allowed to be killed by any legal means. Allowable methods can include gopher traps and poison bait placed by the owner or tenant of the property. Any poison bait used to kill gophers must be registered for gophers on the product label and follow the instructions carefully.

 Rodent Guys Rodent Company

We will come out to provide Gopher Control services in Pasadena using the best methods based on each situation such as fumigation.  Depending on where tunnels are located poison baits are used in place of fumigation of tunnels.  Gopher Control is a tough job for the novice, we have a lot of experience with it.

Gopher Pest Control at it's best

Captured two Gophers

This is founder of Rodent Guys, Nick Nielsen, with 2 gophers, one caught in a gopher trap and one removed with bait.  Nick and his team of Gopher Control experts will be showing off trophies like these at the end of your project.

We Service Most areas in the following counties:

 Los Angeles County, Ventura, San Bernardino County, Orange County and Riverside County

References:
http://wdfw.wa.gov/living/gophers.html
http://agr.mt.gov/agr/Producer/VertebratePest/Bulletins/pdf/PocketGopher.pdf
 http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/PMG/PESTNOTES/pn7433.html http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/PMG/PESTNOTES/pn7476.html