paulnjgarden
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Location: Watchung, NJ

What digs small holes and eats roots of plants?

...like squash (this is the second one I've found dead with a hole next to it):

[img]https://img819.imageshack.us/img819/1886/squashhole2.jpg[/img]

And if it's the same culprit, it ate 2/3 of my elephant garlic bulbs and one carrot. What could this be?? How can I protect the rest of the squash plants that are getting killed about 1/day now?

I'm based in NJ and I've seen chipmunks, squirrels, and one racoon (and a groundhog on the other side of town). I have a 7' fence, but critters can easily get under it if they're small.

Thanks!!
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I'm new at this

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applestar
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Location: Zone 6, NJ (3/M)4/E ~ 10/M

You are getting replies in a duplicate post
https://www.helpfulgardener.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=36731

I'm locking this one to prevent confusion.

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