[Market-farming] cucurbits now rodents

Road's End Farm organic87 at frontiernet.net
Wed Apr 6 12:45:11 EDT 2016


On Apr 6, 2016, at 11:59 AM, Deb Taft wrote:

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> I was trying to be a nice guy with the f'ing rodents who were chewing down my seedlings in the greenhouse --ultrasonic thingies, peppermint oil on cotton balls, and cayenne on everything...they wouldn't leave.  
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I've never tried the ultrasonics; but I gave up entirely on hot peppers as a rodent deterrent the year the mice ate all the cayenne peppers I'd set aside in the attic to get seed out of later.

(It was definitely mice; they left evidence.)



-- Rivka; Finger Lakes NY, Zone 6A now I think
Fresh-market organic produce, small scale




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