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Tropicals & Tender Perennials: Begonia Tubers and mice

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bmchan
Worcester, MA

January 17, 2009
10:43 PM

Post #6017459

I put my non-stop flowering tubers in blueberry containers and buried in sawdust for the winter and discovered that mice found them and ate some. I have stored these for years in my basement (Zone 5) and never had a problem. I always have mice that I trap over the winter. Just a warning.
GardenQuilts
Pocono Mountains, PA
(Zone 6a)

May 31, 2009
3:18 PM

Post #6621764

You need a dog like my Westie, Tiffany. Or perhaps a cat. Sorry about your tubers. I scatter a few moth balls outside in the utility closet and near corners of the building where mice and chipmunks seem to want to hide. I wouldn't use them inside, though.

Celene

Celene
Columbus, OH

June 1, 2009
11:10 AM

Post #6625454

Five cats, no mice ;)

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