Mole infested gardens require a certain amount of prevention or deterrent in order to keep it looking great through the year, especially if there is a lot of grass in your garden. This also includes dealing with weeds, mowing yards, cutting hedging and cutting overgrown trees or bushes. A backyard infested with moles can survive with the following options.
As small and cuddly that moles seem to be, they could damage a grass lawn they could tear it apart which may seriously damage the appearance of a garden. Admittedly, seeing a tiny rodent dig up your garden lawn is nearly unbearable.
Solutions for mole infested gardens
Paving, gravel or applying concrete to your garden is possibly however synthetic grass provides an option that will allow your backyard to be aesthetically pleasing and due to the fact that looks just a natural as real grass make it the ultimate option. There are obviously mole infestation removal services out there but there are blogs and articles about companies that have successfully installed artificial grass for mole infested gardens.
For almost any artificial grass installation success, it is going to have to be installed correctly from beginning to finish. This includes weed control, the substrate and the grass itself. Since this is the initial level of the installation the mole will run into, the substrate is crucial. Should they discover that the substrate creates a level of immunity, then the chances are, they will pop up there and will head to the lawn of a neighbor. As it will end up being dense enough for them to become unable to penetrate the substrate which turns out to be tricky for snacks is cement-stabilized sand. If this is successful then you can wave goodbye to your mole problem however, this installation’s other elements also come into play. Additionally, it will make it difficult for moles and weeds will not prevent although weeds can be a issue. They will eventually come up against the artificial grass if they miraculously manage to get through all of those barriers and that is since they will not have the ability penetrate that, where they will cause problems.
A mole will find it difficult to penetrate an artificial grass installation that has been done by a specialist and even though they turn not to cause any major harm, it’s important that you stop them from damaging your lawns as far as you possibly can. Before installing synthetic grass, you can find a pest control company to try to remove them since they may return, but that is not always effective. It is necessary that the appropriate work is performed so that moles don’t stand a chance from the grass installation.
If they do get through to the artificial grass, they will make the surface seem uneven as they attempt to break through but that’s all about as far as it will go. If the substrate is built up with about 150mm of compacted MOT Type 1, blinded off with sharp sand and covered with a galvanised steel mesh, then there is little chance that the moles can come through to the surface. On its own is sufficient to deter moles but they could still cause damage. By adding extra levels of obstacles and prevention will only make life difficult for them. Ensuring that your garden or backyard is protected in every manner will ensure that your artificial grass lawn remains intact and free of moles.