Jim, > > O little rodent, > > I wish you wo'dn't! I think that sums it all up beautifully. I think we've all more or less thought that at some point, whichever country we're in and whichever rodent we're dealing with (I'm forever thankful I don't have squirrels, even if the red ones are SOOOOO cute!! <grin>). Thanks for a great chuckle. Cheers. Paul T. Canberra, Australia - USDA Zone Equivalent approx. 8/9 Min winter temp -8 or -9°C. Max summer temp 40°C. Thankfully, maybe once or twice a year only. Growing an eclectic collection of plants from all over the world including Aroids, Crocus, Cyclamen, Erythroniums, Fritillarias, Galanthus, Irises, Liliums, Trilliums (to name but a few) and just about anything else that doesn't move!!