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Carolyn Phillips

Nauvoo, Alabama

Some mice and or rats are eating our watermelons and cantaloupes.
Need some ideas on how to protect the giant cantaloupe.
I made a two ft wide wire cage and put a shade cloth around it. it works kinda like a screen. The mice can still get under the cage cause of the cage sitting on the vine.

7/17/2015 10:24:55 PM


Valencia Spain


7/18/2015 10:54:20 AM


Valencia Spain

Veneno, poison

7/18/2015 10:55:35 AM


Valencia Spain

I Also have rats, have put poison down

7/18/2015 10:56:59 AM

Smoky Mtn Pumpkin (Team GWG)

sevierville, Tn

traps & poison are the only thing i found to get mice. If its rabbits, coyote urine from a hunting supply place or walmart will work, but mice don't mind.

7/18/2015 12:18:05 PM


San Diego

I think the best thing to do is bait some traps with whatever they are currently eating. The rats went extinct here within a few days as soon as I did that...Except for one that set the trap off and got away. Now it wont go near the traps.

7/18/2015 3:11:16 PM

Ice Man

Garner, NC

Agree, traps or glue boards around fruit

7/19/2015 5:02:13 PM

Carolyn Phillips

Nauvoo, Alabama

ok thank you.
I will get glue traps for the giants.
I can't put out poison. The dog eats the mice sometime.
And I will put out some traps....big ones and little ones.

7/22/2015 10:09:13 AM

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