Sweeney’s® Mole & Gopher Granular Repellent – 10LB

Model #: S7002-1


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  • Repels moles, gophers, voles, armadillos & other burrowing animals
  • Dual Action repels by scent and taste
  • Concentrated, Tunnel Penetrating Formula
  • Provides 10,000 sq feet of coverage
  • Made in the U.S.A.
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Sweeney’s® Mole & Gopher Granular Repellent – 10LB

Mole and Gopher Repellent

Protect your lawn from moles, gophers, voles, armadillos and other burrowing animals with Sweeney’s® Mole & Gopher 2X Concentration Repellent. This powerful, dual action repellent works to repel animals by taste and smell. Made with specially engineered castor oil covered granules, the repellent penetrates soil easily to reach underground tunnels quickly.

Sweeney’s® Mole & Gopher Repellent contains a powerful, concentrated formula of 20% castor oil, which is twice the industry standard, to safely and effectively drive burrowing animals from lawns and gardens. Safe and poison free, the repellent is safe to use in gardens, on grass and around children and pets.

Sweeney’s® mole and gopher castor oil repellent comes in a convenient, re-sealable 10 lb bag that provides 10,000 square feet of coverage. After applying the granules, water the product into the ground to quickly activate the tunnel penetrating formula. The concentrated repellent makes the ground smell and taste unpleasant, sending underground pests hurrying away to find a more hospitable place to live.

Watch the video featuring Stewart Clark below to learn how to get rid of moles and gophers with Sweeney’s® Mole & Gopher 2x Concentration Repellent:


Drive Away Burrowing Animals

Sweeney’s® Mole & Gopher Repellent uses castor oil to control mole and gopher invasions. The repellent works by driving moles and other burrowing animals out of your yard and garden in stages. Avoid treating your entire lawn in one application as this will cause the unwanted pests to tunnel aimlessly in any direction to try and escape the repellent. Applying the granules over the affected area in stages will steadily herd moles away from your lawn and garden.

Mole and Gopher Repellent How to Propel Pests from Property

Locate active runs or tunnels in your yard before applying Sweeney’s castor oil repellent. This will enable you to establish which direction to steer burrowing animals from your yard.

  • Day 1 – Spread the castor oil granules over the first area and water the area with a sprinkler for roughly 20 minutes. This will allow the concentrated granules to penetrate deeply into the ground.
  • Day 2 – Spread the granules over the next area; water-in the same area as day 1, plus the second area to get the pest moving. Continual watering of the area allows the repellent granules to penetrate more deeply into the ground.
  • Day 3 – Spread granules over the third area. Also water the same area that you did on days 1 and 2, as well as the third area to keep the mole or gopher moving away from your property.
  • Day 4 – 4th Day - Spread the granules over the fourth area. Water in the same area as days 1, 2 and 3, plus the fourth area to eliminate your mole or gopher problem and take back control of your yard.

Helpful hint: Punch holes in tunnels at five foot intervals and shake a small amount of granules directly into the tunnel, then cover the hole with soil.

Sweeney's® - Every Weapon You Need to Protect Your Lawn!

Granular & Spray Repellents
Sonic Spike Repellents
Mode of Action
Ease of Use
Usage Instructions
Safety Information
Kills; Spears or pinches the mole or gopher
Locate active tunnel, place and set trap
No chemicals or poisons, use with caution around children and pets
Kills; Poisons the mole or gopher
Locate active tunnel, place bait in tunnel
Do not use around children and pets
Repels; Castor oil contaminates the tunnel and the mole or gopher's food source
Locate active area, spray/shake directly from container, water-in with hose
No chemicals or poisons, safe to use around children and pets
Repels; Sonic pulses repel the mole and gopher
Locate active tunnel, place spike near tunnel
No chemicals or poisons, safe to use around children and pets

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Sweeney’s® Mole & Gopher Repellent – Dual Action 2x Concentrated Formula

  • Effectively repels moles and gophers, voles, armadillos and other burrowing animals
  • Dual Action - repels by scent and taste
  • Tunnel Penetrating Formula - penetrates tunnel and contaminates moles underground food source
  • Provides 10,000 sq feet of coverage
  • Concentrated formula contains 20% castor oil -- twice the industry standard
  • Easy-to-apply instructions
  • All-natural ingredients. no poisons
  • Safe to use in gardens, on lawns or around children and pets
  • Convenient, re-sealable bag

Made in the U.S.A.


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Sweeney’s® Mole & Gopher Granular Repellent – 10LB is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 41.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Mole Killer Great product
Date published: 2016-11-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Mole(s) B Gone Product does a remarkable job of keeping the Moles at bay. Before using this product I was over run with the pest tunneling up our turf. Follow the directions and apply regularly or they will move back in on you.
Date published: 2016-11-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Best Repellent This product really works, is the only one that keeps Moles and Gophers away
Date published: 2016-10-17
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Didn't work I have a small yard, followed directions and used a second bag in hopes of driving the moles away. I swear, they must love this stuff because my yard is torn up worse than before I used Sweeney's. Will not repurchase.
Date published: 2016-10-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Sweeney is working for me I have been battening moles for several years, I think I finally am winning the battle. I have figured out that the hey is keeping the Sweeneys in the ground, and the more it rains the more often I have to apply. Our biggest problem is that our entire yard is probably a 10 to 15 degree slope, thus after a gully washer rain I always re-apply. It must be working because other lawns in our area which are un-treated, all have tons of mole activity. I do notice occasionally new activity into the yard from the outskirts, then a day or two later it disappears, so apparently they don't like the taste of our lawn anymore !
Date published: 2016-10-01
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Easy Application So far, we are seeing results by using this product. We have an acre lawn so it's taken a while to treat it. We love the fact it's not harmful to children and pets. Takes that worry away!
Date published: 2016-09-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Magic bullet I've been at war with moles in my yard for the past few years. This year, for whatever reason, was particularly bad since they moved from the backyard into my pristine front yard. They started in one corner and cotinued to make their way across my yard ruining years of my hard work. Like everyone says, "I tried everything and nothing worked". I tried Sweeney's granules last year with no success, but in retrospect, I didn't really follow the instructions. Consequently, out of desperation, I tried again. This time I followed the instructions, and it worked. However, the most important message to your customers would be to be patient! Results are NOT immediate, but after 2-3 days it was if there was a line the moles wouldn't cross. It's been about a month now, and I haven't had any new mole activity in the treated areas. Now I can focus my efforts on re-seeding and repairing the damage done. I intend to repeat application of Sweeney's granules every month as a way to keep the moles away for good. Thank you.
Date published: 2016-09-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from my first purchase from the web on this site All I can say is I can not be happier with the service ! -I placed my order over the internet for the first time and my first purchase of the product and first time with Victorpest. -The package was well packed and shipped on time. It was sealed properly and well labeled for my reciever. -The email follow up from the moment of sale to the point of follow up on delivery was also very well done. The product itself is well marked and great quality.
Date published: 2016-09-21
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What about chipmunks? Could this product work to rid my yard of these critters. They dig up every plant or flower that I put in the ground or pot. Help!! JB

Asked by: Ting
This product has not been tested for chipmunks.
Answered by: Consumer Relations
Date published: 2016-10-11

Will this product work on chipmunks?

Asked by: Bizznroo
This product is not recommended to repel chipmunks. It is designed for moles, gophers, armadillos and voles.
Answered by: Consumer Relations
Date published: 2016-09-27

Will this product work on groundhogs?

Asked by: Michelle723
This repellent is designed to be used for moles, gophers, armadillos, and voles.
Answered by: Consumer Relations
Date published: 2016-09-27

is this safe to use in my vegetable garden and around fruit like blueberries?

Asked by: jeanne
This product can be used around the perimeter of your plants, but should not be applied directly to the plant itself.
Answered by: Consumer Relations
Date published: 2016-09-26

how often do you have to apply Sweeneys mole & gopher repellant?

Asked by: chuckles
We recommend applying every 4-6 weeks.
Answered by: Consumer Relations
Date published: 2016-09-20

Does this product repel chipmunks and rabbits?

Asked by: Callidity
This product is only designed to repel moles, gophers, armadillos and voles.
Answered by: Consumer Relations
Date published: 2016-08-12

Can you use it in the garden and around fruit trees 

Asked by: Gandy
The active ingredient in this product is castor oil. It can be used in and around vegetable gardens.
Answered by: Consumer Relations
Date published: 2016-07-25

For armadillos, How often should I apply? Daily for 4 days like directions for moles state or at a different interval?

Asked by: Keith
We would recommend applying this product at the same intervals as for moles and gophers.
Answered by: Consumer Relations
Date published: 2016-07-25
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