Quail destroying my garden

Discussion in 'Gardening & Plant Propagation' started by Rxnwl, Dec 10, 2006.

  1. Rxnwl

    Rxnwl Well-Known Member

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    I have 2 raised beds that Im growing my winter garden in. Over night the quail have destroyed it, all my peas lettuce and broccoli are just bare stems.
    This is the first time they have bothered the garden and I know it was them because I saw them out there this morning.
    What would be teh best thing to deter them? Im thinking about something that would blow in the wind, or would some kind of non toxic granules to go on the ground be better? Thanks for any info.
     
  2. Zebraman

    Zebraman Well-Known Member

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    Have you considered a 12-guage?-
     

  3. Cyngbaeld

    Cyngbaeld In Remembrance Supporter

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    Some kind of row cover?
     
  4. james dilley

    james dilley Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Why not try live trapping them , And eat them??
     
  5. MELOC

    MELOC Master Of My Domain

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    the vice president?
     
  6. the mama

    the mama loves all critters Supporter

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    Chicken wire fence and bird feeder away from garden. Or I could send you one of my cats.
     
  7. largentdepoche

    largentdepoche Well-Known Member

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    LOL!

    He'd probably end up shooting the plants than the birds LOL!

    Kat