Does Peppermint Repel Mice?

According to Maryland Cooperative Extension, mint plants repel mice, however researchers at the University of Idaho Extension found dried mint was not effective at repelling mice from trying to access stored food.

Keywords: mice peppermint, repel mice, controlling pests

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Jenn Mercer is a Writer, Poet, and Translator (French > English) living in Raleigh, NC. She has Bachelors degrees in both English (Creative Writing) and French from NC State University. Mercer has been published in the Grapevine, Astropoetica, Talkin Blues, Nth Degree, the CATI Quarterly, The Fix, and Uncle John's Bathroom Reader for Kids.