How To Keep Groundhogs Out Of The Garden. The good the bad and the best time for removal. A common trap is one thats placed around the perimeter of a garden.
Catch-and-release is an effective and humane method. Liquid repellents drive groundhogs away with their taste instead. The first step is installing fencing to protect your garden from groundhogs.
Build a small fence around your garden to keep groundhogs out.
They can burrow into the garden walk right in or climb over fencing. The flat wire keeps groundhogs from digging under the fence and saves you from digging a trench. Step 2 Sprinkle the Epsom salt around the perimeter of the garden as well. Set live traps five to ten feet from the burrow and bait them with the groundhogs garden favorites.