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CURIOUS MOLE FACTS.

Posted by on Apr 30, 2021 in BH postcode, Bournemouth, Christchurch, Dorset, mole, mole catching specialists, Mole problem, mole removal, mole trapping, molehill, Molehills, moles, pest control, Poole, Ringwood, Verwood | Comments Off on CURIOUS MOLE FACTS.

At one time, mole skins were used to make waistcoats, trousers, hats and even coats. It would take over  100 moleskins to complete a waistcoat! In some parts of the country a molehill is known as a “wontyhump”. It is claimed that the average mole can move around ten pounds of soil in approximately twenty minutes. If needed, a mole can excavate around eighteen to twenty metres of tunnels a day, depending on the soil! The word “mole” could be derived from the word “moldwarp” which literally means earth thrower! A mole does have eyes, but they are very small and protected by fur and instead...

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Valentine Surprises

Posted by on Feb 1, 2019 in Ants, BH postcode, birds, Bournemouth, Christchurch, Dorset, fleas, Foxes, Insects, mice, Mole problem, mole removal, mole trapping, mole trapping specialist, molehill, moles, moths, pest control, pest control problem, pest prevention, Pests, Poole, Rabbits, Rats, Ringwood, spiders, squirrels, Verwood, Wasp Control, Wasp Removal, Wasps | 0 comments

As Valentine’s Day approaches a feeling of love and romance normally fills the air and it could be that you are planning a romantic surprise for your loved one. The same could be happening in the world according to pests that are living around you! Spiders, fleas, maybe even moths, wasps and other insects are all on the lookout to increase their numbers. Rats, mice and even squirrels are busy wooing their other halves by building warm and secure nesting sites, which could be in your home. Outside, other animals will be getting in on the act to find love, including moles. One molehill can...

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MOLES!

Posted by on Feb 26, 2017 in BH postcode, Bournemouth, Christchurch, Dorset, Hampshire, mole control, mole invasion, Mole problem, mole removal, molehill, Molehills, moles, pest control, Poole, Ringwood, Verwood | 0 comments

A sight guaranteed to install fear into any gardener – a molehill! As one appears the hope is that no more will follow, but as is often the case, another WILL appear followed by several more and gradually, the once green, lush grass will vanish, to be replaced by ever increasing mounds of soil and debris – molehills! If dealt with quickly, the damage can be limited and quickly rectified. If left for too long the results can be alarming and costly to repair. A quick drive around the local counties of Dorset and Hampshire reveals just how the mole invasion is spreading this year already. It...

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