1999 - Volume #23, Issue #4, Page #28[ Sample Stories From This Issue | List of All Stories In This Issue | Print this story | Read this issue]
Rock Layer KeepsRodents Out Of Buildings
The rock lays on top of a layer of plastic that keeps grass and weeds from growing up through.
"I came up with the idea because I didn't want to mow next to the buildings," says Thompson. "Tall grass around buildings makes a good hiding place for rodents. Now there's no place for rodents to hide so I have a better chance of controlling them. If they do try to burrow under the rocks at least I can see the holes and do something about it."
Contact: FARM SHOW Followup, Dick Thompson, 2035 190th St., Boone, Iowa 50036 (ph 515 432-1560).
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