hort.net Seasonal photo, (c) 2006 Christopher P. Lindsey, All Rights Reserved: do not copy
articles | gallery of plants | blog | tech blog | plant profiles | patents | mailing lists | top stories | links | shorturl service | tom clothier's archive0
Gallery of Plants
Tech Blog
Plant Profiles
Mailing Lists
    Search ALL lists
    Search help
    Subscription info
Top Stories
sHORTurl service
Tom Clothier's Archive
 Top Stories
Disease could hit Britain's trees hard

Ten of the best snowdrop cultivars

Plant protein database helps identify plant gene functions

Dendroclimatologists record history through trees

Potato beetle could be thwarted through gene manipulation

Hawaii expands coffee farm quarantine

Study explains flower petal loss

Unauthorized use of a plant doesn't invalidate it's patent

RSS story archive

Re: Hamamelis x intermedia 'Angelly'

Good Grief!  that's a lot of damage.  My cats keep the destruction to a
minimum.  The Hawthorns were given to me and I'd only overwintered to try to
sell in my sale next month, it's not something I care about or have room
for.  But they were sitting ducks for the bunnies while it was still too
cold & snowy for the cats to be outside much.

I don't know what you can do for your damage Chris; I would be so
dispirited.  I would probably resort to miles of cages if I didn't have my
cats.  I tried to get our nursery group to build protection for our outlying
bed of shrubs grown for sale, but they said it wasn't necessary this early.
I just looked at them the other day and the marauders had already been

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Christopher P. Lindsey" <lindsey@mallorn.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Tuesday, March 29, 2005 3:36 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Hamamelis x intermedia 'Angelly'

> > Chris, The rabbits got several containers of WA Hawthorns chewed down to
> > nubs.  They were young plants.  Will they resprout ok?  Easter morning I
> > found a bunch of bunny fur at the far end of the garden, so maybe I
> > have too many more visits from them.  They always nail a little Japanese
> > Maple I have down there, even thought I had it well surrounded by
> > I may have to move it.
> I've been really frustrated by the rabbits this year.  My hydrangeas
> are almost gone, the witchhazel is a single stick, and my two Callicarpa
> that I was so looking forward to aren't even visible.
> They've also dug up most of my tulips this year, eaten the buds off of
> the hosta, and even stripped all of the branches off of my Tsuga
> 'Golden Splendor'.  Now it's looks like Charlie Brown's Christmas tree.
> I think your hawthorn might come back -- it depends on how established the
> root system had become.  I've seen trees that were mowed down send up
> suckers from the base, so just be sure to pick the strongest, lop off
> the others, and then put a fence around it next year.  :)
> Chris
> http://www.hort.net/gallery/      3690 online plant photos and growing!
> http://www.hort.net/gallery/date/2005-03-20/       The latest additions
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> To sign-off this list, send email to majordomo@hort.net with the

To sign-off this list, send email to majordomo@hort.net with the

  • Follow-Ups:
    • Rabbits
      • From: "Christopher P. Lindsey"

Other Mailing lists | Author Index | Date Index | Subject Index | Thread Index

 © 1995-2015 Mallorn Computing, Inc.All Rights Reserved.
Our Privacy Statement