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Re: always something new in the garden

  • Subject: Re: always something new in the garden
  • From: Jesse Bell <justjess01@gmail.com>
  • Date: Mon, 14 Sep 2009 09:43:44 -0500

Just a word about rat poison...simply because I do wildlife rescue and
have seen owls and hawks (and other predators) die from eating a mouse
or rat that was poisoned.  It sets off a very bad chain reaction.  And
it is a slow, horrible death for the animal that eats that rat as it
stumbles around, sick, and dying.
Just a thought.  Traps are better.

On 9/13/09, Theresa <macycat3@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> Bad news-
> Something has eaten off all the leaves from my fairly large japanese painted
> fern!  Noticed this morning.  What did this (we don't have wildlife here)
> Good news-
> My coral tree (which is still tiny, but about 5 yrs old) have blossoms on
> it!  It is going to bloom!! yeah.  It better hurry up though.  It is only
> marginally hardy here (most years has died back to the ground).
> Bad news-
> There is a huge, fat, damned rat in my birdfeeder!  Yuck!  Now I know what
> ate my fern.  Need to get rat poison from HD.
> Good news-
> Loquat is blooming : )  A little worried bc I haven't seen many bees....
> Happy weekend all-
> Theresa
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