[Market-farming] cucurbits now rodents

andrea davis-cetina andrea.m.davis at gmail.com
Wed Apr 6 13:09:47 EDT 2016


Rodents in the greenhouse are the worst. Trying locking a cat in there for
the night, even if the cat doesn't 't catch many the cat's scent should
scare them.

Good luck
Andrea

Getting ready a 2 day heatwave with temperatures in the mid-90's

Quarter Acre Farm
Sonoma, CA
On Apr 6, 2016 9:46 AM, "Road's End Farm" <organic87 at frontiernet.net> wrote:

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> 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.
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> (It was definitely mice; they left evidence.)
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> -- Rivka; Finger Lakes NY, Zone 6A now I think
> Fresh-market organic produce, small scale
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