Keep Your Onion Sets Behind Bars

Stop mice and other pests from nibbling your garlic and onion seeds by repurposing old cricket cages into small herb sheds that’ll keep the critters out.

| June/July 2015

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

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






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