What could be digging deep holes in my flower garden?

Hello, I live in Brisbane. For about a month now I have something digging deep holes in my flower garden. All the roots are out every day, I put party balloons there, blood and bone, naphtaline moth balls, rat traps and nothing helps. What can it be? It d


27 April 2016 02:31 AM

Hi Jana,

Thanks for sending in your question. There are usually a couple of problems that everyone in Brisbane has. One being bush turkeys digging up their gardens and the other being possums. Possums usually don't dig so that eliminates them. Unfortunately for you if it is Bush Turkeys they are protected. The only way to stop them getting into the garden is to erect a barrier of some kind around the area.

From your friends at Yates Gardening
If this doesn't sound right get back to us and we'll see what else we can suggest. Yates has a wonderful new product available - Yates Possum Repellent Spray helps protect your precious plants by deterring possums from browsing on sprayed plants.
Contains a special combination of ingredients that help reduce possums browsing on plants.
Lasts for up to 7 days or more with regular re-treatment.
Can be used on ornamental and edible plants and has only a 1 day withholding period.
The formulation was developed by Professor Lynne Selwood and is protected by a patent granted to the University of Melbourne.

Topics: General Advice Issues: Pests