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Re: gardening

Jim, we tried Milorganite some years ago.  It didn't seem to make
any difference.  We have tried just about every combination of 
noxious sprays, from the commercial ones to over-ripe eggs and
hot pepper-sauce to urine.  Each works for a few weeks, and then
the deer adapt.  One famous time Chet had just sprayed with a 
potent - we thought - mixture of eggs and pepper-sauce and 
liquid soap.  Only a few minutes after he came in, we looked 
out the window to see two deer eagerly licking the freshly-
sprayed leaves.  I have had more success with the fish-line
protection around small areas than any other.  I guess this time
I didn't space the lines closely enough - I had three about 18 inches 
apart - and the deer just put her head through the space.  I have
now strung more lines only about 10 inches apart.  I hope this
In a message dated 05/26/2007 12:22:48 PM Eastern Standard Time, 
islandjim1@verizon.net writes:

Auralie, a woman wrote on a non-garden list recently that deer have 
left her flower beds alone ever since she started fertilizing with 
Milorganite. Think it's wishful thinking, or that there's something to 

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