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The entries are in alphabetical order by magazine name and then in chronological sequence.
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How to control a pocket gopher (Pestus fantasticus Californius) in your yard or garden.
COUNTRYSIDE Dec 1978 (v.62#12) pg. 42

How to make a vibrating windmill from a plastic jug mounted on a stake to create a "thumping" noise that will scare away in-the-ground pests such as gophers.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #187 Feb 1978 (v.28#2) pg. 83

Tip: Line the planting hole for a young tree with chicken wire to keep gophers from damaging the roots.
FINE GARDENING #1 May-Jun 1988 pg. 8

Getting rid of pocket gophers. How to identify their burrows and trap them. A description of making a garden gopher-proof by lining beds with aviary cloth.
FINE GARDENING #18 Mar-Apr 1991 pg. 50
Added Info FINE GARDENING #20 Jul-Aug 1991 pg. 4
Added Info FINE GARDENING #21 Sep-Oct 1991 pg. 6

Tip: Daffodil bulbs keep gophers out of garden.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1983 (v.30#4) pg. 8

Tip: How to "gopher-proof" raised beds with aviary mesh.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jun 1983 (v.30#6) pg. 18

Tip: Use wet newspaper to protect plants from gophers.
ORGANIC GARDENING Dec 1983 (v.30#12) pg. 22

Tip: Use dry ice in gopher tunnels to eradicate the pests.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1988 (v.35#4) pg. 112

Tip on planting in bottomless plastic buckets sunk in the ground as a method of gopher control.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1989 (v.36#4) pg. 89

How to wage a successful campaign against the gopher.
SUNSET Apr 1978 (v.160#4) pg. 302

How to position and use a Macabee gopher trap successfully.
SUNSET May 1981 (v.166#5) pg. 275

Using wire baskets you make or buy as gopher guards for roses or bulbs.
SUNSET Nov 1984 (v.173#5) pg. 312

Gophers vs. gardeners. What will and won't work in gopher control.
SUNSET May 1990 (v.184#5) pg. 240

Tip shows how to plant bulbs in underground baskets to foil gophers.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #819 Oct 1997 (v.93) pg. 82