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First, there are many types of borers these could be. Here are a few groups: Longhorned Beetles/Roundheaded Borers (Cerambycidae) Metallic Wood Borers/Flatheaded Borers (Buprestidae) Weevils (Curculionidae) Clearwing Borers (Sessiidae) Carpenterworms (Cossidae) Horntails (Siricidae) Bark Beetles (Scolytidae) Knowing when the adults are active and ...


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Yes, this works quite well. It's more work to put in, but if as you say it is necessary for aesthetic reasons not to have an 8' fence, go ahead. The specifications you have are good, but I'd like to add that using aluminum wire for the inside is far better than other things, as it never rusts, and is much easier for deer to see even than galvanized steel. It ...


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They are best utilized when purchased young as they will grow up eating small things and will eat larger things eventually as the grow. It is important to space them out when they are young as they tend to resort to cannibalism if left hungry for too long. Some kinds of mantis will actually roam around hunting prey rather than waiting to ambush it. Pest ...


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Mantids are not spectacular for pest control because they're very indiscriminate in choosing their prey. They readily attack other beneficial insects as well as harmful or pest insects. I always get a few each year, usually around something that is blooming. In my area, they like to sit and wait for pollinators. They like to attack larger prey and tend to ...


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Predatory fish. Chironomid midges are a major component of the diet of many fish species. In particular, bottom-feeding fishes, such as catfish and carp, consume large numbers of midge larvae. However, the feeding of these fishes has, generally, not been shown to reduce adult midge populations below nuisance levels adjacent to habitats where ...


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A neighbour recommended that I plant wild garlic (Tulbaghia violacea) along the borders to my garden. Apparently moles hate the smell of it and it chases them away. http://www.plantzafrica.com/planttuv/tulbaghviol.htm That's the plant I'm talking about, and on the site, they even mention using it as a mole repellant. I like this solution. Not only is it ...


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I think the Rodenator should take care of your problem. This device fills tunnels with propane and oxygen and then detonates the mix. The shock wave kills all tunneling or burrowing animals.



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