In more than 25 years of gardening, I’ve discovered that when it comes to animal control, it’s important to “know your enemy!” Being familiar with the surrounding environment and unique features of your property, along with having an understanding of the types of critters that are attracted to these environments and features, is critical for knowing which animal control product to choose.
The following animal facts can help you determine which critters are likely to pose the biggest threat in your “neck of the woods.”
Gardens make an attractive environment for all types of wild animals. If you’re familiar with only the most basic rabbit facts, for instance, then you know that few vegetables are off-limits to these cute but destructive creatures.
Deer are also notorious garden pests, along with squirrels, raccoons, voles, opossums, raccoons and even stray cats and dogs.
A source of fresh water is sure to attract all types of creatures. … Read More