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Lancashire, United Kingdom Gb

hello there, I am new to growing sweet corns from soil near a fence ( 8inchs ) and have a problem with the dredided mice ! I how can I stop em from eating my crop ? please help

regards Phil



Sorry if this sounds facetious - but maybe get a cat???? Otherwise, have you tried mousetraps - you can get humane ones.

29 Jul, 2010


A popular (and apparently very effective) solution is to soak the seeds in paraffin before sowing. Otherwise maybe you should sow and germinate in pots or indoors, and then plant out once the seedlings are growing strongly. The mice are only interested in the seeds not the seedlings.

29 Jul, 2010

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