[cg] Fwd: [cg] Vole & Grub infestation--cure?
I got information for moles (and I assume it would work on voles) from the CG
list and it was suggested that a plant called "mole plant" or "gopher purge",
Euphorbia Lathyrus, worked by putting something into the soil that the
don't like. I haven't been able to find it in Madison, WI, but it would be
worth a try. It's an annual, flowering.
> My folks' backyard butts up against a wildlife natural preserve which
> surrounds a small spring-fed lake. Due to the infestation of voles & grubs
> their small patch of lawn resembles a cross-section of honeycomb. What is
> the best organic approach to promote "eviction"?
> I fear the concept of spraying nematodes because of the latest study
> indicating the cause of mutating amphibians is due to nematode 'infections'
> which 'scramble' the DNA messages thus producing the 'extra appendages'. I
> would, obviously, oppose the use of non-organic chemicals. We are at
> find the best harmonic approach to 'cure' this problem while respecting the
> fact we all share this planet.
> All input greatly appreciated!
> Cyndy Ross, Fellowship Chairperson
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