Rodents all seem to have one thing in common...they need to chew things with those prominent front teeth. Some of them need to tunnel around and dig dens for their young. When these critter show up in our landscapes, it often leads to problems...some worse than others.

The most common types of rodents that may impact our home landscape would include:

Note: Rabbits are technically NOT members of the animal Order Rodentia and, therefore are not rodents.

Note: We have provided some general information and observations on this topic aimed at the home gardener. Before you take any serious action in your landscape, check with your state's land grant university's Cooperative Extension Service for the most current, appropriate, localized recommendations.


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