Gopher Pest Control Pasadena

If gophers or moles are causing damage at your Pasadena landscaping and you need Gopher Pest Control service call Rodent Guys to save your landscaping.  Our Gopher Pest Control service in Pasadena, CA is available using pet friendly methods with well trained trappers.  Please dial us at 866-931-1287 to service Los Angeles, Ventura, San Bernardino, Orange and Riverside counties.

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Any gopher control Pasadena Ca . needs is from the pocket gopher which is the same thing as a gopher. Just about all harm will be to new plants since they’re immature, un-established therefore it won’t require a lot of gnawing for the gopher to destroy or consume it. Lawn is likewise seriously effected by gophers with damage from both the feeding of the lawn plus the soil forced on the top as well as residing on top of the lawn in which smothers it.

Big trees usually takes eating for a while so don’t worry. Smaller trees can be destroyed because of a gopher promptly given that the roots offering the life to the tree are immature. You might find certain limbs of trees or bushes continue to die out when ever gophers are damaging them. This is a result of the roots giving life to that an area of the plant is impaired or killed from the gopher and no longer supplying life to that section of the plant you might be growing.

How Do I Know if I need service?

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Gopher Mound

Pocket gopher burrows are usually filled with dirt like in the picture above. This helps to tell them apart from other burrowing rodents like  ground squirrels.  They can create 1-3 mounds per day reason behind the fact of why you want to get rid of gophers right away on your yard.  Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is normally done by a qualified pest control company with experience with how to get rid of gophers for your lawn.  Always ensure they have an agriculture pest control license as required by California state law in and not just a license for structural pest control.
Destruction and why we need Removal

Gophers consume plants, roots of trees, 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 does not} take much for a gopher to destroy or consume it.  Turf is also highly effected by gophers with destruction from both the eating of the lawn and the dirt pushed on top and sitting on the lawn which smothers it.

Mature trees can take chewing for a while so not to worry.  Smaller trees can be destroyed by a gopher right away because the roots supplying the life to the tree are undeveloped.  You will notice certain branches of trees or bushes start to die off when gophers are eating them.  This is caused by the roots supplying 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 most effective 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 some success. Burrow Blasting is usually done by a company serious about gophers (we use a Varmint Getter for burrow blasting) due to the cost of the blaster.

Burrow fumigants are extremely effective but are restricted materials in, only available to and used by licensed experts like us. Burrow fumigants are not the same as the flares from the nursery which are seldom successful.

Poison baits available to agriculture pest control operators 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 technique to use for each property and proper placement of fumigants and or bait for effective control of gophers.

Using water to wash them out 

Flooding can be effective on farms where the entire 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 hose in the opening.  The problem is the water usually never fills up the burrow and the gopher simply raises his head above the water line until you begin to be concerned about the cost of water in Pasadena and shut it off.

Repellers 

There are no repellents in Pasadena available at the present time that have been shown to provide good Gopher Pest Control. Several plants, such as gopher purge and cantor bean have been said to offer relief, 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.

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

Above ground planter beds can be protected by attaching 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 all allowable method. Allowable ways 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 Pasadena using the best methods based on each situation such as fumigation.  Depending on tunnel locations poison baits are used instead of fumigation of tunnels.  Gopher Pest Control is a tough job for the novice, we have a lot of experience with it.

Trophies

Captured two Gophers

This is founder 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, VenturaSan 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