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Medium_001 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

Submitted: 12:31PM, 27 Apr 2016
Answer: 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.

If this doesn’t sound right get back to us and we’ll see what else we can suggest.

Hope this helps
Celeste
Yates Horticulturist

Category: Pests
Tags: Bush turkey
Answered: 01:33PM, 27 Apr 2016

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