Keep Your Onion Sets Behind Bars

This handy use for cricket cages will protect garlic and onions sets from mice.


Protect garlic and onion sets from mice with this simple trick.

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Here in the rural Southeast, I sometimes have a problem with mice nibbling on my garlic and onion sets before I plant them in fall. I had a few cricket cages left over from my fishing expeditions, so I put the garlic and onion sets inside the cages to protect them from the mice.

It worked like a charm!

Thomas Ledbetter
New London, North Carolina