It is a fact that geese are attracted to certain types of habitat and do not like inhabiting others. One favourite food of geese is short grasses. Geese can have a hard time trying to eat longer grasses especially if it is unfertilised. If you are having trouble with geese on your lawn then stop mowing it to discourage them. %%AFC-ADVERT%%
Grass Goose Deterrent
If you have any water on your land then you can plant tall grasses around the body of water. It is known that geese have trouble walking on long tough grasses and they will not eat it either. Eliminate any plants from your garden that geese enjoy such as brome grass, colonial bentgrass and canary grass. If you make it difficult for geese to live comfortably on your plot then they will not bother staying.
Scare Tactics for Goose Deterrent
Geese do not like dogs so by keeping a dog on a lead in your garden you will discourage the presence of geese. Make sure you do not let your dog off of the lead as you don’t want to kill the geese you only need to scare them away. a barking dog is by far enough to scare off the bravest of geese.
Any loud noise will do if you do not have a dog. You can use an air horn, pots and pans anything noisy but safe.
Goose Deterrent – Barriers
Geese usually land in the water and then walk to shore. If you put barriers on the shoreline then you will discourage geese from landing in the water. Putting boulders and rocks on the shoreline will make it difficult for geese to walk on.