1. Maintaining Your Backyard Ecosystem With A Gopher Basket Part 2

    In our previous blog, we discussed the careful symbiotic relationships that are needed to make your garden thrive instead of just be. Nature is built on a series of symbiotic relationships and although it’s not necessarily as blatant as the little birds cleaning the hippo’s back, it’s still there to be seen with a keen eye. Honing the symbiotic relationships between animals and plants in you…Read More

  2. Maintaining Your Backyard Ecosystem With A Gopher Basket

    We’ll be the first ones to admit it, some critters are pretty adorable. And while some can prove to be pesky and start to destroy your plants, plenty of them promote plant life and keep your garden in order. The trick is to encourage the ones helping your ecosystem and deter the ones that aren’t helping anyone but themselves. While the gopher basket can handle the little pests trying to attack…Read More

  3. Grow Master Gopher Basket Plant Solutions: How to Take Control of Your Yard Part 2

    Welcome back! In our previous article, we discussed the various ways that you can take an advantageously growing plant into hand so that it doesn’t shortly take over your garden. In this article, we’ll continue to explore how you can manage a plant infestation that has surpassed what you had ever expected. Our grow master gopher baskets help preserve the plants you want in your garden, but som…Read More

  4. The Environmental Consequences Of Gopher Extermination

    If you’ve found Western Planting Solutions, chances are you already have a gopher problem in your yard. In most areas, the gopher problem you’re experiencing is actually caused by a pocket gopher. It’s named for the fur-lined pocket on the outside of their little mouths. You’ll see most gophers range anywhere from six to 13 inches in length and have poor eyesight, but they’re not blind. …Read More

  5. How Do You Tell If You Need Root Protection?

    Gardening can be a highly rewarding hobby. Nurturing small forms of life and watching them grow stronger and bare fruits for you is a really cool experience and it consistently has the ability to make you feel closer to nature. When these plants that you’ve cared for and formed into a living, breathing thing starts mysteriously dying, it can be extremely disheartening. While it’s entirely poss…Read More

  6. Why Use Gopher Baskets Instead Of Traps

    We’ll be the first to say it — gophers are kind of cute. It’s one of the many reasons that the movie Caddyshack is so much fun to watch: that cute, pudgy little gopher puppet dancing at the end after alluding Bill Murray's numerous attempts to destroy the little guy. Those buck-toothed goofballs may be cute, but they’re totally ready to come wreak havoc on your yard. Your first instinct af…Read More