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Re: discouraging Neighbors


What an idiot.

On 3/19/06, Donna <gossiper@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>
> I can't - it is her fence which she put up about 8 inches from mine....
> seems she doesn't like the vines on my fence.. oh well....
>
> She actually tried to have me arrested for putting up my fence to begin
> with... all because I didn't 'ask' her permission first... cop laughed at
> her.
>
> Donna
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> > Behalf Of Theresa
> > Sent: Sunday, March 19, 2006 4:25 PM
> > To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] discouraging Neighbors
> >
> > So- have you considered putting one of those lattice panels on top of
> > the fence to make it taller??
> >
> > Theresa
> >
> > Donna wrote:
> >
> > >But did it keep her out of the yard totally? Sheesh... but
> unfortunately
> > I
> > >also have a neighbor that drives me nuts... she finally put up a solid
> > wood
> > >fence, wish is was taller.:)
> > >
> > >Have you considered barbed wire on top of your fence line?  If it
> wasn't
> > >illegal here, I would have it!.  But only on one side, the rest of the
> > >neighbors are fine.... LOL!
> > >
> > >Donna
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >>-----Original Message-----
> > >>From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> > >>Behalf Of Christopher P. Lindsey
> > >>Sent: Sunday, March 19, 2006 2:26 PM
> > >>To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > >>Subject: Re: [CHAT] Baby bunnies NOW Discouraging Neighborhood Cats
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>>Prickly bushes do work very well in discouraging cats.  My Chestnut
> > rose
> > >>>
> > >>>
> > >>is
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>>just huge and safely houses a multitude of small birds.  The same
> holds
> > >>>true for an enormouse multiflora rose.  The large birds can just fly
> > >>>
> > >>>
> > >>higher
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>>in the trees.
> > >>>
> > >>>
> > >>With a 60x60 backyard I don't want to take up too much room on prickly
> > >>plants.  Especially since it can come in from three sides...  It's a
> > >>great idea, though!
> > >>
> > >>My neighbor behind me used to come into my yard looking for her cat
> all
> > >>of the time.  She would walk through all of the flowerbeds calling her
> > >>cat.  Later she cut a hole in her fence and put a screen over it so
> that
> > >>she could just crawl through that to get in instead of having to walk
> > >>around the block.
> > >>
> > >>She's a very nice lady, but that annoyed me to no end.  I remember
> > working
> > >>on the deck two summers ago and watching her climb through; then her
> > >>husband
> > >>came through from the front of the house.  I set down my hammer and
> just
> > >>watched them, waiting for them to acknowledge me or explain what they
> > were
> > >>doing.  No such luck -- they just walked through my yard without
> saying
> > >>a thing until I finally asked what was up a few minutes later.
> > >>
> > >>That was when I decided to plant a Poncirus trifoliata (hardy orange)
> > >>right
> > >>under the hole in the fence.  Shortly thereafter she replaced that
> whole
> > >>section of fence -- sans hole.
> > >>
> > >>If you're not familiar with the plant, check out the thorns here:
> > >>
> > >>   http://www.mobot.org/gardeninghelp/images/low/E790-0901021.jpg
> > >>
> > >>Chris
> > >>
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

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