Now is the time to protect your landscape from animal damage this winter. We have programs for deterring the voles, rabbits, and deer from making a meal out of your landscaping this winter.
Congratulations to Bobbi Love (DeJonge) for winning this month’s Facebook drawing for a free service. Bobbi has won a Vole Repellent treatment in the foundational landscape beds around her home.
Each month we give away a free service to one of our Facebook likes. Want a chance to win a free service? Just LIKE our Facebook page.
No purchase is necessary, no strings attached, no fine print except that the winner must live in our service area of West Michigan and the Detroit suburbs. Bobbi, please contact us to set up this free service. Congrats again Bobbi! https://www.tuffturfmolebusters.com/animal-control/voles/
Jim was interviewed on Wood Radio’s Talk of the Town on 4/7/19. Click on the link below to hear the interview.
MSU published a great article about the damage critters do in the winter and spring. Click here to read it.
Congratulations to Kin Ma, on winning our October drawing! Because this is the time of year to prepare your lawn/landscape for vole damage, we thought it best fitting to give away vole service. Give us a call Kin, to schedule your Vole Control this Fall. (616) 554-9499
Vole damage usually peaks in the winter months, as voles can run around under the snow unchecked by their natural predators. The most common damage we see is holes in the turf, peeled bark around shrubs/young trees and tracks all throughout the yard. Below is a few examples:
Congratulations Richard Mann on winning a free application of vole control! Tuff Turf MoleBusters holds monthly drawings for free services. Like us on Facebook to be entered for your chance to win services like free fertilizer/weed control, outdoor insect control, mosquito control and many more!
10 Years Later
You can still expect the same level of customer care, with even more services provided. Tuff Turf has grown leaps and bounds since this picture, but has not lost any of its credibility as a company that puts customer service first.
Voles have been hard at work this winter. As the snow melts you may see the damage they have created. Many people confuse this for mole damage, but voles are to blame for this.
Voles are field mice and can cause problems by damaging lawns, gardens, tree plantings and other plants. Voles occasionally will use tunnels developed by moles to gain access to flower bulbs and other plant roots. This damage often is blamed on moles by mistake. Moles feed on insects and earthworms and rarely consume plant materials.
Probably the most extensive and costly damage caused by voles occurs to woody plants in winter. At times voles severely damage or kill many young trees and shrubs, including orchard, windbreak and landscape plantings. Voles will eat the green inner bark layer of trees and shrubs when preferred foods are unavailable.
They survive quite well under the snow because the snow cover insulates them from the cold air and predators cannot find them. Voles chew the grass at ground level and build nests with the grass. This creates trails throughout the lawn. Voles are also able to tunnel in the bark. They leave holes the size of quarters in the bark.
We offer a granular repellent application to deter their digging in your bark beds. One application in your foundational beds is only $50.00. Contact us for a price to treat your entire lawn and other non-foundational beds.