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Re: ponds/plants/geese


I run them off! (literally - it involves running towards them whenever I see them, and throwing small rocks in their vicinity. I don't aim at them.) Consistency is the key, so if you work outside the home, it probably won't be successful. Interestingly, in our neighborhood the covenants favor the geese - we can't plant shrubs or tall grass around the pond. Geese favor locations where their sentinel can see in all directions...shrubbery or other vegetation obstructing the view are a deterrent to "setting up housekeeping".
Cathy
On Sunday, February 1, 2004, at 08:08 AM, Libby Valentine wrote:


What do you do to convince them?

Libby
Maryland zone 6

----- Original Message -----
From: "cathy carpenter" <cathyc@rnet.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Friday, January 30, 2004 11:27 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] ponds/plants


We work very hard to convince the geese that the big pond is not a
nesting habitat!
Cathy
On Thursday, January 29, 2004, at 04:28 PM, Cersgarden@aol.com wrote:

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