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Question: 1437-2717
I see holes in my lawn and signs of voles eating the bottom of my vegetable plants. What can I use short of poison to get rid of these critters? Paul, Norwich, CT

Mort's Answer:
You can put cinnamon at the entrance to their hideouts. Their strong sense of smell will send them to greener pastures. Sticks of gum with the wrappers will gum up their intestines and leave them aching for a new home. Be sure to put the wrapped gum in the holes with gloves. If they detect your scent,it could cost you. You must get rid of the grubs in the lawn because they are feeding on the grubs. Apply grubicide in the spring and fall every year until they depart.

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