Animals in the garden: Gardener's friend - why the mole needs a new image

Power balls, carbide granules, solar-powered sound wave transmitters and smoke candles: This is just a small selection of what online retailers and garden centers have available to drive moles out of the garden.

Animals in the garden: Gardener's friend - why the mole needs a new image

Power balls, carbide granules, solar-powered sound wave transmitters and smoke candles: This is just a small selection of what online retailers and garden centers have available to drive moles out of the garden.

The roughly hand-sized burrowers with their black-grey, velvety fur are the declared enemy of many garden owners - especially when they have left their unmissable mounds on the painstakingly maintained lawn or in beds. Not only in spring, but also in autumn, the inhabitants of the ground often give their all to perfect their tunnel work. The long, branched pipe system fulfills several important tasks: it is a place of retreat, a source of food and a family home for the grave artists.

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