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Re: CULT: Mole deterrent

From: z88keys@mindspring.com (L.Zurbrigg)

>From: "Gary D. Sides" <irisman@mindspring.com>
>>Dear Christy and All:  I was given a mole repellent for Christmas. it works
>>on batteries, and sends out sounds every few minutes, that the moles
>>dislike. I set it ou in the garden two weeks ago, and have seen no signs of
>>any new activity. It sounds too good to be true; will let you know further
>>later. Lloyd Zurbrigg in Durham NC
>Well, Dr. Z!!!!  That is the most encouraging news I have heard in the week
>since I posted my concerns!  Finally, something that will most likely work.
>In my first iris garden, I used lots of manure and had lots of earthworms
>also.  At that time I was using a wooden windmill device that made a
>clicking sound when the wind blew and it seemed to work.  I had no source
>for any of these and it takes several.  However, I went searching on the web
>and GLORY BE!!!!!!  [I think that a nice iris too!  :) ] I found what you
>are chatting about..... it's a bit expensive but I get to keep worms and get
>rid of the moles, if it works as it says.  Worth a try!  Thanks, again.
>If anyone else has had experience with it, please let me know!!!!!!!!!!!!!
>*****     *****     *****     *****     *****     *****     *****
>Gary D. Sides   Nashville, TN  USDA 6/7   irisman@mindspring.com
>Bearded Iris Rebloom is Up and Coming!  Get some today!
>Dear Gary:  Still no sign of activity from the moles or voles, so I have
>high hopes.  A product called TALON was prescribed for the voles when they
>get eating the plants. This reduced damage to a minimum, - - and whole
>clumps had been going down below prior to it. But this, I hope, will
>discourage the moles, and without their tunnels, the voles seem limited in
>making inroads. Hope you have a great bloom season.  A real startler
>opened today, yellow/blue-v. with huge flounces held up like semaphores.
>Lloyd Z. in Durham NC

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