Groundhogs in the garden. 3 culprit groundhogs were caught from a garden in Culpeper yesterday. They were eating the tomatoes and the beans so they had to be stopped. Jesse James Critter Gitters was called on Monday morning after half of the garden had been destroyed by these sneaky critters, they were all caught by Tuesday evening. Its ok the garden was saved.
Groundhogs are found all across the State of Virginia and are especially prevalent around Northern Virginia. They are one of natures greatest vegetarians leaving vast spaces of destroyed vegetable gardens in there wake. Groundhogs live in dens under the ground or under buildings, sometimes their dens can even undermine foundations and collapse roadways. During the winter Groundhogs hibernate until Groundhog Day in which they awake and come out ready to munch on any living greens they can find. In late April early May is when ground hogs birth, which just means more mouths to feed on your beloved tomato plants, so expect to see more groundhogs in the garden. Once the juveniles get full grown they spread out to find new territory so even if you do not have groundhogs in the spring, you may have them in the fall. When Jesse James Critter Gitters gets a call for groundhogs we are quick to respond, our professional technicians use the latest groundhog capture and control methods to save your garden from these furious beast. If you are having groundhog problems please give us a call at 540-229-6139 and we will be happy to handle your problem.