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Re: Battling Bambie


As much trouble as we all seem to be having with deer, it's truly tempting
to put out a few troughs of poison.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: <Zemuly@aol.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Saturday, February 21, 2004 2:48 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Battling Bambie


> Marge, I just read your article on the above subject.  Thanks for the
lists
> of plants Bambi might be less apt to munch. Living on an open acre in a
> historic zoning district I have no hope to put up deer fencing; however;
my baby
> trees are "encapsulated" in chicken wire tubes, which looks pretty
strange.  I
> haven't a clue what I'll do as they grow because there are a few dozen
deer that
> enjoy dining by moonlight in my yard every night.  Lucky for me I do have
a
> fenced in area directly behind my house, and that's where I plant the real
> delicacies, i.e. hostas and astilbes.  The poor roses, on the other hand,
are kept
> pruned.  The deer do not like the Chestnut rose or the Rugosas, but they
adore
> rosebud salad from all the other varieties I have. One friend of mine, who
> lives in the woods, has taken to placing troughs of corn around the
periphery of
> her vegetable garden.  She says it has been working -- so far.
>
> zem
> zone 7
> West TN
>
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