hort.net Seasonal photo, (c) 2006 Christopher P. Lindsey, All Rights Reserved: do not copy
articles | gallery of plants | blog | tech blog | plant profiles | patents | mailing lists | top stories | links | shorturl service | tom clothier's archive0
Gallery of Plants
Tech Blog
Plant Profiles
Mailing Lists
    Search ALL lists
    Search help
    Subscription info
Top Stories
sHORTurl service
Tom Clothier's Archive
 Top Stories
New Trillium species discovered

Disease could hit Britain's trees hard

Ten of the best snowdrop cultivars

Plant protein database helps identify plant gene functions

Dendroclimatologists record history through trees

Potato beetle could be thwarted through gene manipulation

Hawaii expands coffee farm quarantine

Study explains flower petal loss

RSS story archive

Re: Lawn ponds and cottontail rabbits

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
  • Subject: Re: Lawn ponds and cottontail rabbits
  • From: "Albert F. Limberg" <campconn@pacbell.net>
  • Date: Fri, 12 Sep 1997 11:17:08 -0600 (MDT)

Robert E. Stassen wrote:
> . . . I have pulled out drowned rabbits from my lawn ponds . . .
> . . . These are vinyl ponds, which apparently prevent the
> rabbits from pulling themselves out.

Vinyl and epoxy surfaces offer nothing for the rabbits to "grap" when
they try to extricate themselves from the pond.  You might try draping
hardware cloth or chicken wire into the pond and you will solved the
drowned bunny problem.  A small decorative boat dock built out into the
water might serve the same purpose . . . be imaginative.  Of course that
doesn't solve your garden bunny problem but it is more humane that
allowing the critters to drown.

Al Limberg
Concord, CA

 © 1995-2017 Mallorn Computing, Inc.All Rights Reserved.
Our Privacy Statement
Other Mailing lists | Author Index | Date Index | Subject Index | Thread Index