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Old 02-05-2013, 11:47 AM   #1
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Starve gophers by killing weeds?


My backyard is a lawn of weeds. It's like a buffet for gophers.

Anyone ever try killing off weeds and have gophers not come back?

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Gophers do not eat weeds. They eat critters in the soil that live there whether the area is weeds or prime grass.

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really?

I read they were omnivores and eat weed roots.

Even after I put fresh sod in my front yard, they were burrowing into my front yard for no apparent reason.
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Gophers do not eat weeds. They eat critters in the soil that live there whether the area is weeds or prime grass.

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http://www.crittergetteronline.com/Gophers/gopheat.html
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really?

I read they were omnivores and eat weed roots.

Even after I put fresh sod in my front yard, they were burrowing into my front yard for no apparent reason.

http://www.crittergetteronline.com/Gophers/gopheat.html
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