Rodent Solution - Knowledgebase Question

South Orange, Ne
Question by fenwick1
April 17, 2009
What is a non-chemical solution to keeping rodents out of garden?


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Answer from NGA
April 17, 2009

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The most effective solution is a barrier. Second would be trapping. Your course of action depends upon the critters visiting your garden. Rats, mice and voles can be trapped; squirrels can be kept out through fencing or bird netting. Try to keep the garden clean of debris so rodents won't have a ready food supply or places to hide. (Rodents rarely feed on growing plants but can be attracted to rotting fruits or vegetables.) Hope this information is helpful!

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