Keep Your Onion Sets Behind Bars

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

| 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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