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Mole protection

Give the mole no chance in your garden

Moles are useful animals in the garden and they have lots of pests and troublesome insects on their menu, which benefits garden owners. Moles, however, have their own ideas about garden and landscape architecture. With their powerful forepaws they can burrow extensively underground and they use their hind legs to get rid of the soil. Excess soil is pushed to the surface where it forms molehills, which they then use as exits to go foraging for nest materials in the outside world.

These molehills are often eyesores and they cause much damage to lawns. To counter molehills in an animal friendly way, RootBarrier® MoleGrid 127 can be installed both horizontally and vertically. It is placed no more than 5 cm horizontally and  50 to 100 cm vertically under the turf. This will cause the burrowing mole to run into the MoleGrid, where it can dig no further.

If you are going for the best possible result, we advise RootBarrier® MoleBarrier 400. This mole control product ensures that the burrowing mole comes up against an impenetrable barrier, which stops it in its tracks and prevents it from pushing up molehills. The difference with RootBarrier® MoleGrid 127 lies in strength, weight, colour and mesh width. RootBarrier® MoleBarrier 400 has a weight of 400 g/m², which makes it thicker than RootBarrier® MoleGrid 127 with its weight of 127 g/m². The thicker the material, the stronger. Next, MoleBarrier’s colour is olive green, MoleGrid’s is bright green. Finally, the two products differ in mesh width. RootBarrier® MoleBarrier 400 has the smaller width, making it even harder for the mole to even attempt to tunnel through the barrier.

Both products are chemical free, 100% recyclable, both contribute to a sustainable and green living environment.