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Re: CULT: SOMETHING dug up my rhizomes last night!

  • Subject: Re: [iris-talk] CULT: SOMETHING dug up my rhizomes last night!
  • From: Sandra Barss <barsssa@mb.sympatico.ca>
  • Date: Thu, 02 Aug 2001 19:05:37 -0700

Did you by chance use bonemeal when you planted them ?  I have had the
same type of thing happen and I got the impression "something" was
attracted to
the bonemeal.

SE Manitoba
Zone 3

lmmunro@hotmail.com wrote:

> Has anyone ever had this problem? I guess its not really serious, but
> within my newly planted rhizome bed, last night something dug up
> about 6 of them and laid them on their sides! Well, at least whatever
> dug them up decided they weren't really that interesting after all,
> and left. No chews; none missing. Still, somewhat disconcerting.
> I hope that creature has got it thru its head that each rhizome is
> exactly as unappealing as the previous one...and perhaps tonight will
> move on to greener pastures.
> Or should I be thinking about some kind of deterrent??
> Laetitia
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