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Lissa's Blog – June 2011 Archive (4)

RATS AND MICE

Some of the responses I've had to the rat/mice problem. Looking forward to trying some out if/when they come back with the warmer weather.

An interesting comment in one of the sites:

"Best to wear gloves when setting up the trap to avoid transferring human odours onto the trap."



gus says...

I have heard that rats hate the smell of burnt rosemary. Dunno if it…

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Added by Lissa on June 15, 2011 at 6:00 — 2 Comments

YACON/YAKON

The Yacón is a perennial plant grown in the Andes of Perú for its crisp, sweet-tasting…

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Added by Lissa on June 4, 2011 at 6:00 — 21 Comments

INSECT IDENTIFICATION SITE

Thanks to Elaine :)

http://www.brisbaneinsects.com/pchew_brisbane/index.htm

Added by Lissa on June 4, 2011 at 6:00 — No Comments

WEED INFO

Weeds Australia - national weed website - weed identification section for Brisbane region:

http://www.weeds.org.au/cgi-bin/weedident.cgi?tpl=region.tpl&state=qld&region=seq

Added by Lissa on June 2, 2011 at 17:15 — 1 Comment

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GrowVetiver

Vetiver grass helps to stabilise soil and protects it against erosion.  It can protect against pests and weeds. Vetiver is also used as animal feed. (Wiki.)

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