Gopher Pest Control Service San Marino

Gopher Control in San Marino, CA

When gophers or moles are damaging your San Marino landscaping and you need Gopher Pest Control Service service call Rodent Guys to save your landscape.  Our Gopher Pest Control Service service in San Marino, CA is offered using pet friendly methods by well trained trappers.  Call us at 909-599-4711 to service Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Orange and Riverside counties.

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A gopher control San Marino Ca . needs is from the pocket gopher that is the same thing as a gopher. Most harm is to new plants since they’re young, un-established and it also will not take a good deal gnawing for one gopher to destroy or feed on it. Grass can be seriously effected by gophers with damages from both the feeding on on the turf as well as the soil moved on top and staying on top of the grass that smothers it.

Big trees can take biting for a while so not to worry. Smaller trees might be destroyed by a gopher quickly considering that the roots offering the life for the tree are immature. You might find distinct limbs of trees or bushes continue to die any time gophers are damaging them. This is caused by the roots giving life for that an area of the plant is compromised or destroyed from the gopher and no longer providing life for that part of the plant that you are raising.

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 usually plugged like in the picture above. This helps to set them apart from other burrowing rodents like  moles.  They can make 1-3 mounds per day which is why you want to get rid of gophers immediately on your yard.  Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is usually done by a qualified pest control company with background in how to eradicate gophers for your lawn.  Always ensure they have an agriculture pest control license as required by California state law in and not merely a license for structural pest control.

Destruction and why we need Removal

Gophers consume plants, roots of trees, flowers and vegetables on your garden – if it’s a plant they probably will eatwll consume|like} it.  Most damage is to new vegetation because they are small, un-established and it does not} take much for a gopher to destroy or consume it.  Grass is also very effected by gophers with damage from both the eating of the grass and the soil pushed on top and staying on the lawn which kills it.

Big trees can take gnawing for a little bit so not to worry.  Smaller trees can be destroyed by a gopher right away because the root system supplying the life to the tree are young.  You will see certain branches of trees or bushes begin to dry out when gophers are eating it.  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 plant you are growing in.

The most effective control methods for gopher extermination are burrow fumigants, poison baiting, burrow blasting, Tunnel Fill, and trapping. Trapping, Tunnel Fill and baiting are techniques that a property owner can use with limited success. Burrow Blasting is usually performed by a service dedicated to gophers (we have a Varmint Getter for burrow blasting) because of the cost of the machine.

Burrow fumigants are extremely useful 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 strength 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 control of gophers.

Using water to force them to surface 

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

Repellers 

There are no repellents in San Marino available at the present time that have been proved to provide good Gopher Pest Control Service. Several plants, such as gopher purge and cantor bean have been said to offer control, but these claims have never been authenticated.   If they really worked to get rid of gophers you would not be reading this site.

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

Above ground flower beds can be protected by fixing a 1/4 inch galvanized hardware cloth under 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 San Marino property, they are allowed to be killed by any legal means. 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 labeld for gophers on the product label and follow the instructions carefully.

 Rodent Guys Rodent Services

Rodent Guys will come out to provide Gopher Pest Control Service services in San Marino using the best ways based on each property such as fumigation.  Depending on tunnel locations poison baits are used instead of fumigation of tunnels.  Gopher Pest Control Service 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 owner of Rodent Guys, Nick Nielsen, with 2 gophers, one caught in a gopher trap and one controlled with poison.  Nick and his team of Gopher Pest Control Service 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