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Re: CULT. heat ! and DEER


At our local True Value I found a product to send the deer away.  I spay it
on the ground around the tomatoes, Iris and such.  Not on the plants.  I do
this very early and the deer don't like it.  Then I spray again in 6 weeks
or so and they just stay away for the season.  No, I can't tell you the
name.  It was in the garage.  Need I say more.  I will go over to the True
Value tomorrow and give you the name then.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: <DWiris@aol.com>
To: <iris@hort.net>
Sent: Tuesday, May 18, 2004 2:34 PM
Subject: Re: [iris] CULT. heat ! and DEER

> In a message dated 5/13/04 11:51:19 AM Eastern Daylight Time,
> writes:
> > I know they like hosta and daylilies, but I was
> > hoping irises  were not on their table of desires.  Is that universal,
> > everyone?
> >
> Hi Rosalie,
> It appears that deer will eat anything, if they are hungry.  A friend had
> deer eat the new shoots of TBs as they were coming up in the spring.  For
> they don't bother the dwarf irises--its too much trouble for them to bend
> that far.  However, they do occasionally nip off the TB flowers and
> nip off the Japanese flowers.  I think they don't notice the Siberians
> the blooms are smaller.
> Dorothy Willott in Northern Ohio
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