Bout to go postal on woodland animals...

Discussion in 'Gardening & Plant Propagation' started by Kung, Jun 9, 2004.

  1. Kung

    Kung Administrator Staff Member Supporter

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    They keep eating my @#$#@# tomato plants! :waa:

    What can I do to keep 'em from eating the plants, aside from building the space around the garden up like Fort Knox?
     
  2. stumpyacres

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    sprinkle human hair - from a cut around or pee around them...
     

  3. Ed in S. AL

    Ed in S. AL Well-Known Member

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    Are you sure it isn't a cutworm eating your mater plants? They can eat an awful lot in one night.
     
  4. Kung

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    3 plants, 3 times in a row?
     
  5. CJ

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    You said it... go postal on them. :p
     
  6. Cyngbaeld

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    some people say strong horseradish spray and maybe egg spray works for deer . Pee and people and dog hair won't stop deer or antelope or bunnies. There is a thing you hook to a garden hose that will turn on with a motion detector and spray the critter when it gets near your plants.
     
  7. Ardie/WI

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    When our garden was behind the barn, there was no way for us to keep the deer, raccoons, etc., away except this way:

    My DH set up a post with a motion detector pointed in two directions. He next hooked up a bright light and a radio in a plastic bag. When the critters showed up, they got the stuffin's scared out of them!