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Re: [aroid-l] elephant fences was: Woodchuck problem

  • Subject: Re: [aroid-l] elephant fences was: Woodchuck problem
  • From: "Peter Boyce" <peterboyce@myjaring.net>
  • Date: Thu, 29 Jul 2004 15:32:47 +0800

Ah, yes, but then the elephants will panic and trample up and down looking
to escape... or worse will climb into nearby fruit trees where you won't be
able to see them because they paint their toenails red and pretend to be
bunches of cherries...


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Enid" <enigo@bellsouth.net>
To: <aroid-l@lists.ncsu.edu>
Sent: Wednesday, July 28, 2004 10:07 AM
Subject: Re: [aroid-l] elephant fences was: Woodchuck problem


> Hi All,
> A cheaper alternative would be twenty or thirty dollars worth of rubber
mice
> (approx. a dollar each as a cats toy. They are available in most pet
stores)
> sprinkled amongst the perennial garden should do the trick.   ..everyone
> knows pachyderms fear mice...hehe
>
> Enid
>
> Natural Selections Exotics
> 1401 SW 1 st Ave
> Ft Lauderdale, FL 33315
> www.NSExotics.com
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Peter Boyce" <peterboyce@myjaring.net>
> To: <aroid-l@lists.ncsu.edu>
> Sent: Monday, July 26, 2004 5:22 PM
> Subject: Re: [aroid-l] elephant fences was: Woodchuck problem
>
>
> > Hi Marge
> >
> > Steel 15 x 20 cm, 6 m long I-beams (known as RSJ's in the UK) buried and
> > concreted 3 meters into the ground at 1 meter intevals and then
disguised
> by
> > coating them in a concrete-soil mixture that very quickly becomes moss-
> and
> > lichen covered.
> >
> > Pete
> > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > From: "Marge Talt" <mtalt@hort.net>
> > To: <aroid-l@lists.ncsu.edu>
> > Sent: Monday, July 26, 2004 3:52 PM
> > Subject: Re: [aroid-l] elephant fences was: Woodchuck problem
> >
> >
> > > Realize this is not aroid related, but am very curious about what one
> > > would use to make a fence that would stop a determined elephant.
> > >
> > > Marge Talt, zone 7 Maryland
> > > mtalt@hort.net
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> > > ----------
> > > From: Peter Boyce <peterboyce@myjaring.net>
> > > At the ultimate extreme, at least two national parks in Thailand have
> > > had to go to the astronomical expense of installing anti-elephant
> > > fences to protect their nursery plantations from roaming herbs
> > > (elephant populations in Thailand ore increasing at teh same time the
> > > forests are shrinking - a bad combination).
> > >
> > > Mercifully elephants aren't known to burrow and haven't yet figured
> > > that they could climb over the barrier if they had a step ladder....
> > >
> > >
> > >
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