How do I get rid of voles permanently?

Voles can be removed humanely from a yard by using live traps, or they can be exterminated with mouse traps or bait traps (which use poisons). They can also be deterred by fencing and driven away with vole repellents.

What scent will keep voles away?

You can repel voles by using scents they dislike such as rosin and peppermint. Voles also hate certain plants like pachysandra, daffodil, and boxwood and are repelled by cleared areas such as crushed gravel, pavement, and clear yards.

Does vinegar get rid of voles?

A couple of examples: Apple cider vinegar – this has a strong smell that voles do not like. You could mix it with water and spray it on plants that have signs of vole damage – just be careful because if you leave the mixture on for too long it will burn plant leaves.

Does cayenne pepper keep voles away?

Cayenne powder. This very hot pepper will deter a lot of animals from your garden. You can sprinkle it directly into mole holes or mix with water and spray it. Cayenne is also mixed with garlic, vegetable oil, soap and water to make a natural insecticide.

What plants repel voles?

Lenten Rose. Lenten rose is one plant you should consider when combating a mole problem.

  • Alliums. This is a great plant to consider having in your garden.
  • Daffodils. Daffodil plants are included in our list of mole repelling plants due to the inherent benefits obtained.
  • Marigolds.
  • Caper Spurge.
  • Castor Bean Plant.
  • Fritillarias.
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  • Do ultrasonic mole repellents really work?

    Ultrasonic mole repellers – whether solar or standard electric – are just not 100% always going to do the trick. They don’t use chemicals – which is definitely a huge plus – but that means that moles may go away briefly but come back again.

    How to get rid of moles and voles?

    Fencing: Putting up a physical barrier is a simple way to keep these vermin out of your yard.

  • Trees: Since voles can gnaw a tree to death,it’s a good idea to wrap a mesh around the base of your trees as a precaution.
  • Debris: Take the time to walk around your yard and clean up anything that voles might want to get their hands on.