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Re: Cult: For those of you w Deer Problems -Biggest Dog

  • Subject: Re: Cult: For those of you w Deer Problems -Biggest Dog
  • From: "loic tasquier" <tasquierloic@cs.com>
  • Date: Mon, 24 Dec 2007 07:53:38 +0100

Good for them, if they managed to reach China....they eat them there...!
All your mails about dears are so "exotic" for me!
In our tame Western Europe, no big spaces nor wild life on your scale!
Some wild rabbits maybe, a mole or two, blue tits, crows, and magpies, yes.
Like Betty, my main problem are dogs, who don't seem to comprehend the orthogonal logic of successive iris beds and alleys..., and prefer the fun of perpendicular wandering!
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Monday, December 24, 2007 3:45 AM
Subject: Re: [iris-photos] Cult: For those of you w Deer Problems -Biggest Dog

<<this just might work.>>

My iris garden was planted right in the middle of the deer's normal path.  I still find new footprints on a regular basis.  The deer are relatively light footed and seem to know how to step around the soaker hoses and the bloom stalks.  As long as I remember to put lace caps on the seed pods, we live in peaceful co-existence. 

The neighbor dogs cause more damage than the deer.  Unfortunately, the dogs decided to dig a new route to China a couple of weeks ago.  Wouldn't you know it was in the middle of a seedling bed? 

-----Original Message-----
From: Linda Smith <irisgrower@cableone.net>
To: iris-photos@yahoogroups.com
Sent: Sun, 23 Dec 2007 2:19 pm
Subject: [iris-photos] Cult: For those of you w Deer Problems -Biggest Dog

You know this just might work.
Below: comment--- 
From one of our iris growers in area.
I'll take him, have lots of deer to eat !!
Linda in CW AZ
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