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Re: always something new in the garden

  • Subject: Re: always something new in the garden
  • From: Pam Evans <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
  • Date: Mon, 28 Sep 2009 16:36:44 -0500

no snakes in the neighborhood, or owls?

On Mon, Sep 14, 2009 at 6:11 PM, Theresa <macycat3@sbcglobal.net> wrote:

> Traps would be great, except there are incredibly stupid cats in my
> neighborhood who step into traps and get a leg broken and then one
> neighbor suing another (this actually happened).
> So there is the delimma.  If someone has any other ideas of how to get
> rid of the rat, I'm certainly open to suggestion.
> Theresa
>
> Jesse Bell wrote:
> > 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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-- 
Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

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