Here’s what you need to know to make skunks, groundhogs, and other nuisance animals go away and stay away.
Raccoons, opossums, rabbits, feral cats, skunks, and groundhogs set up shelter in protected areas, such as under decks and porches. They use the space for cover while they feed on your garden and raise their young. These animals tend to be nocturnal, so you may hear them or see evidence of their activity before you get a good look at them. But how do you know which pest is your problem? Paw prints, scat, and damage are critical clues that can help you identify the nuisance—information you’ll need to choose the most effective solutions.
Prints: If you don’t see prints around your deck, dust the ground with flour, garden lime, or sand outside an opening an animal is likely to be using, then check for tracks in the morning. … Read More