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Summer Garden Series: Rat Mitigation

Updated: Jul 10

Take a look at our workshop hosted on July 8th, 2020.

Brooklyn Botanic Garden: Keep Rats Out of Your Garden

Rat Portal - Host a Rat Academy in your neighborhood, learn more about rat mitigation efforts on your block, request educational materials in English and other languages to share with your neighbors

Questions about Rats in Gardens (003)pd
Park trap stations (003)pdf
Pest Proofing Gardenspdf

For Natural Pest Management for creatures other than rats, check out the recorded workshop and resources from our Beginner Gardener Intensive.

Cold Frames: Are awesome for season extension, and can help deter rats from accessing your garden beds. Look for the upcycled window frame cold frame design.

Wheelchair Accessible Raised Bed Plans: Created by our friends at GreenThumb, these plans for elevated, ADA accessible raised beds can also help deter rats from burrowing.


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