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Keep Groundhogs Out of the Garden

Groundhogs take center stage every Feb. 2. Individuals across the country anxiously await the news of whether one of these furry fellows sees his shadow or not - the latter indicating that an early spring is on the horizon.

Once Groundhog Day has come and gone, the humble groundhog regains its status as an unwanted intruder.

Groundhogs invade lawns and gardens in search of fruits, vegetables and ornamental plants. Groundhogs also can make extensive burrows under the soil ripping up the landscape and potentially threatening the foundation of a home. Keeping groundhogs at bay is a goal for m...


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