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Re: something is eating my veggies!

  • To: gardenchat@hort.net
  • Subject: Re: something is eating my veggies!
  • From: "Jesse Bell" <justjess01@gmail.com>
  • Date: Tue, 6 Jan 2009 08:28:33 -0600
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Sounds like rabbits to me.  They love all those foods you mentioned.  With
four dogs outside, I don't have that problem anymore.  But, before dogs, I
have gone out to check on my winter veggies and seen that kind of
damage..only to look out my window one morning and see three cottontail
bunnies having breakfast in my garden.  D'OH!

On 1/6/09, Aplfgcnys@aol.com <Aplfgcnys@aol.com> wrote:
> Do you have woodchucks - groundhogs - whatever you call them?
> They totally devoured my garden last year.  We thought we were
> fenced, with chickenwire buried two feet down, but they found
> a place where the old wire had rusted away. We tried several
> times to fix it, but they got through each time.  Totally frustrating.
> Hope you can get a better fix than we did
> Auralie
> In a message dated 1/6/2009 1:27:36 AM Eastern Standard Time,
> macycat3@sbcglobal.net writes:
> Ok- so at first I thought it was slugs eating my new little brocolli
> plants.  Put down slug bait. No change.  Then my new little pea plants
> were getting the leaves eaten off too-  maybe some insane caterpiller
> than can live in the cold?  sprayed BT.  No change.  Then leaves off
> mature pea plants and lettuce and spinach.  Now I think it must be a
> 4-legged animal.  But what???  I've never caught/seen anything out there
> at all, except for little house finch and white crowned sparrows.  But
> they don't eat plants, just bugs.  And it doesn't look like bird damage
> anyway.
> Any idea or suggestions are greatly appreciated.  At this rate, I may
> not get much to eat myself!!
> Theresa
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