[Market-farming] Mice and ants
gutierrez-lagatta at charter.net
Fri May 13 23:55:00 EDT 2005
Traps baited with CHUNKY (not smooth) peanut butter finally worked for me.
I caught 5 last week and the damage seems to have stopped (knock on wood!).
Victor makes some great plastic traps which you bait on the inside of the
top plate and also a small amount on the spring plate. A friend of mine
swore by bubble gum but these guys did not buy it. I was lucky to have
figured out the area they were nesting in and setting two traps nearby.
> Nor did those sonic plug in
> devices. We even tried suspending trays from the middle of the greenhouse
> ceiling and mice still got to the flats.
Unless you are hard-core certified organic I say go with Amdro for the fire
ants...my husband is dEadly allergic to them and this is the only thing that
> Now I am trialing Garden's Alive "Bull's Eye" bioinsecticide for fire ants
> in the greenhouse pots and in the flooring. So far not impressed, but
> someone else has had success.......will keep dosing the ant hills every
> week...maybe that is what it takes...
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