Plant Damage from Voles #124461 - Ask Extension


Plant Damage from Voles #124461

Asked April 30, 2013, 10:13 AM EDT

Voles are causing an incredible amount of damage to my plants. I'm trying to establish a native plant garden and am very frustrated. What can I do to control them? I am a Howard County MD Master Gardener.

Howard County Maryland

Expert Response

There is no magic bullet for vole control. You will have to use a combination of techniques such as reducing available habitat for voles, trapping, and encouraging vole predators, if possible.  For more information go to our 'plant diagnostic' website',    Also see the following publication,

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