Taking care of your Boulder garden can be a laborious yet rewarding task. Unfortunately, there are a lot of animals who will be eager to destroy your hard work. Keeping them on the other side of the fence requires persistence and patience. Fortunately, there are different methods that have been proven effective against them. Using them will help you ensure that you will enjoy your garden for a very long time.
Guide on Keeping the Animals Away from the Garden
Once the wild Colorado creature such as voles, moles, woodchucks starts to wreak havoc to your property, you will have to look for ways to drive them away. While some people have the instinct to grab their gun and shoot the poor creature, you may want to try the methods mentioned in this article first.
Identify the Creature
This is always the first method in removing the Boulder creature from your garden. This will provide you lots of information such as their habit, the diet, the damages that they can make, etc. The knowledge that you will learn from the creature would be important in ending your wildlife infestation problem.
Removing the Attractants
When a Colorado animal is constantly paying your garden a visit, this means that something in your premises is attracting them. You will be able to discourage them from returning to your property by eliminating these attractants. Start by eliminating the possible nesting or hiding area of the creature. Trim the grass and discard the piles of debris in your yard. Set up a barrier to prevent them from accessing the obscure areas of your house. You should also restrict them from the possible food source.
Using Control Methods
Depending on the type of infestation, there are different methods that you can use to thwart the damages of these nuisance Colorado creatures. Here are some of the methods to choose from.
• Eradication- There are various lethal methods that you can use but you need to make sure that it is allowed under the law. You may use firearm but there are restrictions regarding the use of this. You should check the caliber allowed to use. If your area is densely populated, there is a possibility that you will not be able to use this. Lethal traps are also sold in the market, look for something that will be strong enough against the animal.
• Repellents-repellents may work but only for a limited time. You need to look for a solution that will be more permanent. Repellents would only give you enough time to seal those access holes. There are auditory and visual repellents that aims to scare the creature. There are also spray repellents that affects the senses of the animals.
Finally, you should try to adopt a Boulder dog since they will be an amazing guard on your garden. There are times that they can be nuisance but as long as you exhaust their energy and provide them with proper care, they will not develop a destructive behavior.