Digger Dee and others: Vole Update Please
I am definitely fighting voles now. I've caught (snap-trapped) 2, which I feel so sad about. I'm considering stopping...but I am also considering the trees and shrubs I might lose this winter, not to mention the sedums and cotoneaster they've been munching on so far.
Digger Dee: Where are you in your fight? What's working for you?
I noticed DtD (Hi Nan) mentioned a Gardens Alive product that is supposedly effective against voles. They currently only list a product that is designed for moles and other rodents (prob includes voles?). Anyone have any experience with this item?
I've got lots of bare soil spots now from moving and planting, but I am afraid to mulch, as people say it encourages free movement by voles. I may put some shredded leaves down after the ground freezes, but even that might not be smart. I worry that my new plants need a bit of protection....