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Re: @#$%^ CHIPMUNKS!


Cats just sit there?  Hold back the food and tell 'em to get to work and
earn their keep!
You may have to set some traps.
Kitty

----- Original Message ----- 
From: <Aplfgcnys@aol.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Sunday, July 04, 2004 6:06 PM
Subject: [CHAT] @#$%^ CHIPMUNKS!


> I have had a large clump of Canada lilies growing in a large container in
my
> breezeway - this way they are somewhat protected from the deer.  There
were 14
> stems, each with at least a dozen buds - going to be quite a sight.
Looked
> out and saw one of the stems shaking - went to see what it was and there
was a
> chipmunk grasping the stem and eating the flower buds!  I have been
overrun
> with the blasted things this year.  We've always had them, but the cats
used to
> keep them under control, and I never knew them to do anything worse than
> digging in some of my containers.  This year the cats just sit there, and
they are
> digging up everything, but this is the first time I have seen them
actually
> eating the flower buds.  I'm ready to have chipmunk stew.
> Auralie
>
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