Gopher Service San Marino

Gopher Pest Control in San Marino, CA

If moles or gophers are causing damage at your San Marino landscaping and you need Gopher Service service call Rodent Guys to rescue your landscape.  Our Gopher Service service in San Marino, CA is available with pet friendly methods by well trained technicians.  Please dial us at 909-599-4711 to service Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Orange and Riverside counties.

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Any gopher control San Marino Ca needs is from the pocket gopher that is exactly the same thing as a gopher. The majority destruction is to new plants because they are immature, un-established but it won’t take a great deal gnawing for the gopher to eliminate or consume it. Grass is also exceptionally effected by gophers with destruction from both feeding of the lawn along with the soil shoved on the top in addition to residing on top of the turf which smothers it.

Big trees takes eating for a while so no worries. Smaller trees can be killed by way of gopher promptly given that the roots supplying the life to your tree are immature. You will see distinct limbs of trees or bushes start to die off whenever gophers are destroying it. This is the result of the roots supplying life for that area of the plant is weakened or killed because of the gopher and no longer providing life for that part of the plant you’re raising.

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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 tell 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 get rid of gophers for your yard.  Always check that they have an agriculture pest control license as required by California state law in and not merely a structural license.

Destruction and why we need Removal

Gophers eat plants, tree roots, ornamental 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 young, un-established and it does not} take much for a gopher to destroy or consume it.  Grass is also highly effected by gophers with destruction from both the eating of the grass and the soil 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 in a short time because the root system supplying the life to the tree are undeveloped.  You will see certain branches of trees or bushes begin 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 life to that part of the tree you are growing in.

The best control methods for gopher extermination are burrow fumigants, baiting, burrow blasting, Tunnel Fill, and trapping. Trapping, Tunnel Fill and baiting are techniques that a home owner can use with limited success. Burrow Blasting is usually done by a company dedicated to gophers (we have a Varmint Getter for burrow blasting) due to the expense of the blaster.

Burrow fumigants are extremely useful 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 Home Depot which are seldom successful.

Poison baits used by agriculture pest control professionals 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 technique to use for each property and proper placement of fumigants and or bait for effective control 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 hose in the opening.  The problem is the water usually never fills up the tunnel system and the gopher simply raises his nose above the water line until you begin to panic 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 shown to provide good Gopher Service. Several plants, such as gopher purge and cantor bean have been said to offer relief, 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 lawn 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 provide short-term control. At some point gophers find a way in. 

Above ground flower 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 prior to adding soil in your yard.

Calif DFG position 

 When gophers are causing damage to you San Marino property, they are allowed to be removed 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 Gopher Services

We will come out to provide Gopher Service services in San Marino using the best ways based on each property such as fumigation.  Depending on tunnel locations poison baits are used in place of fumigation of tunnels.  Gopher Service 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 head honcho 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 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