Watch out for rodent damage

8th May 2021

Watch out for rodent damage

Shrews, voles and fieldmice can infiltrate cold frames and will often nip through stems of seedlings like these young lupins; aside from setting traps (or leaving a cat in the cold frame, but that would wreck ALL the seedlings) you could try scattering cayenne pepper or curry powder over the surface of the pots.

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