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protect bulbs from moles/voles #367004

Asked October 01, 2016, 12:21 AM EDT

what can one do to protect against moles eating tulip bulbs? can u treat the bulbs with something?

Buchanan County Missouri

Expert Response

Moles do not typically eat tulip bulbs. It is voles that eat the bulbs. I don't know of any treatments for the bulbs however you can work to get rid of the voles. Here is the MU Guide G6445 Controlling Voles in Horticulture Plantings and Orchards http://extension.missouri.edu/p/G9445  This guide gives some good ideas on how to control them. 
Donna Aufdenberg Replied October 05, 2016, 11:00 AM EDT

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