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Post  corrermucho on 6/6/2011, 7:01 pm

My wife was turning our compost, which is in the garden, and little mice ran from the pile. Is this common/normal? If not, what can I do about this?
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Post  NHGardener on 6/6/2011, 7:34 pm

Huh. That's interesting because my newish compost pile is behind the shed, and my husband just told me the mouse population is getting so high in the shed that he can actually see them when he opens the shed door.

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Post  cachecrashers4 on 6/6/2011, 8:38 pm

No it's not normal. I can't get my wife to turn the compost pile. lol! Laughing

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Post  camprn on 6/6/2011, 8:57 pm

@cachecrashers4 wrote:No it's not normal. I can't get my wife to turn the compost pile. lol! Laughing
Ha ha!!!

As to the OP, if the compost pile was a bit wetter and turned weekly, that should help.

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