Gopher Pest Control Walnut

Gopher and Mole Control in Walnut, CA

When moles or gophers are damaging your Walnut landscape and need Gopher Pest Control service call Rodent Guys to rescue your landscaping.  Our Gopher Pest Control service in Walnut, CA is offered using 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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A gopher control Walnut Ca . needs is from the pocket gopher which is exactly the same thing as a gopher. The majority harm is almost always to new plants since they’re young, un-established and it also won’t require a lot of gnawing for the gopher to eliminate or eat it. Lawn is also exceptionally effected by gophers with destruction from both consuming on the turf as well as the dirt forced on the top and staying on top of the lawn which unfortunately smothers it.

Giant trees usually takes chewing for a little bit so no worries. Smaller trees might be destroyed by way of a gopher promptly simply because the roots supplying the life to your tree are immature. You might find certain limbs of trees or bushes continue to die when ever gophers are destroying it. This is due to the roots giving life for that portion of the plant is harmed or killed because of the gopher and without any longer providing life to that section of the plant you might be 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 filled with dirt like in the picture above. This helps to set them apart from other burrowing rodents like  ground squirrels.  They can create one to three mounds a day which is why you want to eliminate gophers right away on your yard.  Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is commonly done by a gopher specialist pest control company with experience with how to remove gophers for your home.  Always check that they have an agriculture pest control license as required by California state law in and not only a license for structural pest control.

Destruction and reasons we need Removal

Gophers consume plants, tree roots, flowers and vegetables on your lawn – if it’s a plant they most likely will eatwll consume|like} it.  Most damage is to new vegetation because they are small, un-established and it does not} take a lot for a gopher to destroy or eat it.  Lawn is also very effected by gophers with destruction from both the eating of the grass and the soil pushed up and staying on the turf 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 nutrients to the tree are undeveloped.  You will see certain branches of trees or bushes begin to die off when gophers are attacking it.  This is caused by the roots supplying 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, poison, burrow blasting, Tunnel Fill, and trapping. Trapping, Tunnel Fill and baiting are techniques that a home owner can use with some success. Burrow Blasting is usually performed by a service dedicated to gophers (we have a Varmint Getter for burrow blasting) due to the cost of the machine.

Burrow fumigants are very effective but are restricted materials in, only available to and used by licensed professionals like us. Burrow fumigants are not the same as the smoke bombs from the hardware store 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 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 force them out 

Flooding can work on farms where the entire crop area is flooded and there is nowhere for a gopher to escape.  On your property you are going to try to flood the gopher with a hose down the hole.  The problem is the water typically never fills up the burrow and the gopher simply raises his nose above the water line until you start to worry about the water bill in Walnut and shut off the water off.

Repellers 

There are no repellents in Walnut 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 control, but these claims have never been proved.   If they really worked to get rid of gophers you would not be reading this site.

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

Raised planter beds can be protected by placing 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 Walnut property, they are allowed to be controled by all allowable method. Allowable methods 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 Gopher Company

We will come out to provide Gopher Pest Control services in Walnut using the best ways based on each property such as fumigation.  Depending on where tunnels are located 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 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, 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