Some lawn and garden pests are tougher to get rid of than others. When you've got an insect or rodent infestation that's really dug in well, and you don't want to put your family and pets through the potential health risks of using poisonous chemicals, there's no better organic pest removal solution than FIRE!
This is a job for the flamethrower gnome:
Gophers can hole up all they want, but when you fill their little burrows with 1200 degrees of soul-searing flame, they'll quit eating your plants in a hurry.
The flamethrower gnome is armed with the M2A1 flamethrower popular among US Marines in the Pacific Theater of World War II. Complete with its twin gasoline tanks and center tank of compressed nitrogen propellant:
These guys will be making their debut next weekend at my Combat Garden Gnome booth at the Bay Area Maker Faire. Be sure to stop by and pick one up. Better yet, come early and buy yourself the whole set!
After that, they'll be available in my Etsy shop: http://etsy.com/shop/thorssoli
Next up: Minesweeper Gnome!