The Garden Guide

Book: Gardening Tools, Equipment and Buildings
Chapter: Chapter 5: Machines and Machinery

Mouse traps

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1925. The garden mouse-trap is generally composed of a slate and a brick, supported by a combination of three slips of wood, forming the figure 4, and baited by a pea or bean. A few cats domiciled in the back sheds of hothouses will generally keep a walled garden clear of mice; but the above trap is good for open grounds.