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Not a Creature was stirring…..NEW GREEN PEST CONTROL!

Thursday, February 18th, 2010

A friend of mine has mice in her house – a lot of them. Her landlord’s only suggestion was traps, which she declined. Besides being cruel, poison and traps don’t control an ongoing issue. But mice in your house, those scurrying noises at night, finding bites taken out of the fruit on your counter can all be very disconcerting. So, I was really feeling for her, yet had absolutely no ideas for solving the problem.

As it often happens, the next day, my latest edition of Living Green online magazine newsletter arrived in my mailbox with a new, effective and humane technology for keeping pests and rodents away from your living space.

It turns out that, “Sound and ultrasound devices can drive off small rodents like mice, squirrels and raccoons, and common nuisance birds such as gulls, crows and pigeons. A variety of electronic repellers are available, both sonic and ultrasonic, that target specific pests.” How cool! There’s also the Bugchaser and bird control for balconies/roofs. Some sounds are silent to humans while others are natural sounds that blend into the environment.

For gardens, they also pictured a 3D image of a stalking coyote, but I’m afraid that’s a little too spooky for me – and most likely my pets – I’ll stick with a scarecrow!

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