You can smell them, you can see the damage they cause, but you never know why they come around your house. Skunks are interested in gardens, so if you have one or more around your property, you have found your answer.

Skunks are omnivores like us, so they eat all kinds of vegetables. But they will also explore the lawn and garden for insects and grubs. Fortunately, you can call the Los Angeles skunk trapping and removal company to handle this situation.

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Apart from that, there are some simple and effective methods to get rid of a skunk in your garden.

Bright light

The first method you should try to install the light, outdoor lights that shine directly in the garden. Skunks will not feel safe in brightly-lit areas, and avoid light at all costs to protect them from danger.

Aroma and Smells

There are some smells that can prevent skunks from entering your property. Just like humans, some annoying and unpleasable aroma of skunk, so they avoid them when they could. Try citrus smell. Also, the skunk will not approach ammonia.

Clean

Animals attracted to food and shelter, it is as simple as that. Protect your garden is simply not enough to keep skunks away. You also have to eliminate all the other attractions on your property, including pet food, pet bowls, bird baths, squirrel feeders, bird seed, and compost heaps, garbage cans, and much more.