There are various killing traps are available in the market today that would have been perfect for ground moles removal. The problem is that there are quite a number of homeowners who have issues with such a barbaric way of getting rid of these seemingly lawn pests. These people believe that, despite the big damage that moles bring in their lawns and plants, these creatures do not deserve to die in such a horrible way.
It is a good thing that these homeowners have many more options that will merely get rid of the moles in the lawn and not actually kill them. These mostly homemade solutions will merely repel the moles and send them somewhere far so they cannot hurt your lawn and your plants. A big plus with these approaches is that most of the materials needed are merely found in your homes so there really is nothing much to shell out money for.
Daffodils and marigolds in your garden will give it some added beauty but many people are not aware that it unknowingly repels moles. Their smell seems to be something that these creatures despise so the moles will do just about anything to stay away from them. Although it is not a guarantee that planting these flowers will get rid of the moles, at least the areas where they are planted in is a place that is free from moles.
Water is one very effective element for ground moles removal. When you water your lawn, worms go up to the surface to enjoy the moist soil. And since worms are one of the favorite food of moles, these diggers will naturally follow them in the surface and dig for them. You can get moles to leave your lawn by watering less frequently your lawn. Only pour enough on your plants and flowers and leave the rest to dry out (but not to the point of dying). This should deprive the mole of their favorite grub.
Castor oil can also be used as an effective mole repellant. Create a castor concentrate by mixing 6 ounces of castor oil with 2 tablespoons of soap. You can either spray this directly to the plants and holes or mix it with water to pour on the plants and holes. Note that an ounce of the concentrate should be mixed with a gallon of water. Reapply the concentrate or solution after 2 days and after it rains.
Households that have a pet cat already have a ground moles removal method in the form of their pet. Cats are natural predators of moles and the latter will do what it possibly can to avoid getting eaten. However, you do not have to get your cat to chase the mole. Instead, dump cat litter inside the holes dug by the moles. This should send them running away from your yard.
If none of these homemade repellants seemed to work their magic at getting those moles away from your precious lawn, it might be high time for you to spend some money on something that just might work. Solar or battery operated vibrating snakes will definitely scare the moles out of your lawn. This ground moles removal technique will act on their weakness to face and fight their prey as they would rather escape any threats of some sort.