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Remove a prairie dock?

Posted by shivadiva 6a (My Page) on
Sat, Mar 5, 11 at 14:33


I have a prairie dock in absolutely the wrong place -- next to the foundation. I would love to move it somewhere else but I know they have 8-10 foot roots. What's the best way to eradicate it? (It just flops over.) Do I have to use a systemic on it?

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RE: Remove a prairie dock?

If you dig down enough to move the root crown (1' - 2'), that should be sufficient to transplant and prevent regrowth in the old spot.

The old spot may get some re-sprouts, but a few hand pulls should take care of those.

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