The garden is a space that for those who keep it means a sacred space and that is annoying when pests invade it, especially when mice or rats invade it.
These animals are not welcome to our homes since this species is a very common epidemic in homes, they usually breed five times a year and for each litter, they usually breed between 8 and 12 offspring. In addition to these animals causing a great repulsion, they are carriers of diseases that can harm health, diseases such as rabies that affect both humans and pets.
Ebola disease is well known for the high rate of victims worldwide, Haverhill fever, salmonella, tuberculosis and leptospirosis (defined as a bacterium that can travel in the urine), are diseases that Rats can spread through saliva and not just through saliva.
All these diseases have their degree of implication that would generate a poor state of health and are even capable of causing death; Therefore, they are a big problem at home and even more so if we have an orchard or a garden because they have a habit of ending vegetables and everything they find in their path. Despite all the evils they cause, there are many ways to get rid of them without affecting the vitality of the garden, either temporarily or eliminating them for a long time.
One of the first attention that should be kept in mind is that the health of habitat influences the growth of plants, which is why you must keep the areas clean by eliminating weeds and residues that do not favor our plants.
All people do not have to like pets and much less if they are allergic to them, but there is nothing to worry about, because there are plants that can help eradicate these unwanted beings, such as the Stramon, which despite if it is not a good herb, it has atropine inside its roots, which turns out to be lethal to rats and mice.
Another way to combat these annoying rats is by making a repellent preparation for rats and mice, so you should know that a plant that is effective for its smell and bothers for rats is mint and that despite the many properties which preserve mint, for mice it is a very unpleasant smell.
Hunger and reproduction are its main objectives and if we use the ability it possesses as a food finder we would use the classic and very effective rat trap. For this, any food that can be tempting is used as bait, it also has to have a strong smell so that it is easier to locate.
Once the rat tries to eat the food placed at its disposal, the trap is activated by trapping, crushing and instantly killing this pest.
And as an additional option are the venoms, which serve to free themselves from these animals that can be lethal to both humans and plants, so as already mentioned, there is no need to worry if you have rats in your garden, you just have to take care of eliminating them and the above are techniques that can serve very well.