Rats in the garden are a serious problem. These disease-carrying vermin can spread serious diseases, including Leptospirosis, which can lead to Weil’s disease. Where do rats live in the garden, you may ask. Greenhouses, sheds and decking all offer the perfect hideout for rodents. If you want to know how to get rid of rats in your garden, read on to find out what signs to look for, prevention methods you should be taking and the best ways to exterminate them.