Gopher Pest Control Loma Linda

Gopher Pest Control in Loma Linda, CA

When gophers or moles are damaging your Loma Linda landscaping and need Gopher Pest Control service call Rodent Guys to rescue your landscaping.  Our Gopher Pest Control service in Loma Linda, CA is available with pet friendly methods by well trained techs.  Call us at 909-599-4711 to service Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Orange and Riverside counties.

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Any gopher control Loma Linda California needs is from the pocket gopher which is exactly the same as a gopher. The majority destruction will be to new plants being that they are young, un-established therefore it will not take a great deal gnawing for the gopher to eliminate or eat it. Turf is likewise exceptionally impacted by gophers with destruction from both the feeding of the turf plus the earth pushed on the top along with staying on top of the grass which smothers it.

Big trees takes eating for a little bit so no worries. Smaller trees might be killed by the gopher quickly simply because the roots offering the life for the tree are young. You will quickly realize distinct limbs of trees or bushes begin to die off whenever gophers are harming it. This is caused by the roots supplying life for that portion of the plant is compromised or killed by your gopher and without any longer giving life for that part of the plant you’re growing.

How Do I Know if I need service?

Gopher Control in Los Angeles, CA

Gopher mounds with exit hole

Gopher Mound

Pocket gopher burrows are normally plugged like in the picture above. This helps to set them apart from other tunneling rodents like  moles.  They can make one to three mounds a day which is why you want to remove gophers immediately on your landscape.  Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is usually done by a professional pest control company with knowledge of how to eliminate gophers for your yard.  Always check that they have an agriculture pest control license as required by California state law in and not only a structural license.

Damage and reasons we need Removal

Gophers consume plants, tree roots, flowers and vegetables on your garden – if it’s a plant they probably will eatwll consume|like} it.  Most damage is to new plants because they are young, un-established and it doesn’tdoes not} take much for a gopher to destroy or eat it.  Lawn is also very impacted by gophers with destruction from both the eating of the turf and the soil pushed on top and sitting on the lawn which smothers it.

Big trees can take gnawing for a little bit so not to worry.  Smaller trees can be killed by a gopher in a short time because the root system supplying the life to the tree are undeveloped.  You will notice certain branches of trees or bushes start to die off when gophers are attacking 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 life to that part of the plant you are growing in.

The best control methods for gopher extermination are burrow fumigants, bait, burrow blasting, Tunnel Fill, and trapping. Trapping, Tunnel Fill and baiting are methods that a property owner can use with limited success. Burrow Blasting is normally operated by a service serious about gophers (we have a Varmint Getter for burrow blasting) because of the expense of the blaster.

Burrow fumigants are very useful but are restricted materials in, only available to and used by licensed professionals like us. Burrow fumigants are not the same as the flares from the hardware store 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 experience of what method to use for each situation and proper placement of fumigants and or bait for effective removal of gophers.

Using water to flush them out 

Flooding can work on farms where the whole crop area is flooded and there is nowhere for a gopher to go.  On your property you are going to attempt to flood the gopher with a water holse in the opening.  The problem is the water typically never fills up the tunnel system and the gopher simply raises his nose above the water line until you start to think about about the water bill in Loma Linda and shut off the water off.

Repellers 

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

Keeping gophers out of your garden using physical barriers can be effective for small projects. Any large project, such as placing fencing around the area of your backyard would be cost prohibitive. Plus this would at best only give short-term control. At some point gophers find a way in. 

Raised flower 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 prior to adding soil in your yard.

Calif DFG position 

 When gophers are causing damage to you Loma Linda property, they are allowed to be removed by all allowable method. Allowable ways can include gopher traps and poison bait used 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 Pest Control services in Loma Linda using the best methods based on each property such as fumigation.  Depending on tunnel locations poison baits are used in place of fumigation of tunnels.  Gopher Pest Control is a tough job for the beginner, we have a lot of experience with it.

Gopher Pest Control at it's best

Captured two Gophers

This is owner of Rodent Guys, Nick Nielsen, with 2 gophers, one caught in a gopher trap and one removed with strychnine.  Nick and his team of Gopher Pest 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