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Re: Outrage!

Absolutely - we all need to blow off steam every so often!   That's
what friends are for, as Jesse would say...

On 5/28/05, Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing Center
<4042N15@nationalhearing.com> wrote:
> Oh, no, don't be sorry! Rant away! You'd hear me if it happened to me.  I
> think it was just the choice of the word, battle.  Probably not what you
> really meant.
> I wonder what you might be able to do to "have your cake".  Could you
> construct something more durable in place of the containers? Something they
> couldn't move?  If so, then I suppose you might still have to deal with the
> digging.  Has anyone mentioned a digging deterrent?  Maybe one of those
> motion-sensor sprayers.  Oh, I guess this is starting to sound like a
> battle.  Anyway, Auralie, I'm on your side!  We need to figure this out!
> Kitty
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <Aplfgcnys@aol.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Saturday, May 28, 2005 11:56 AM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Outrage!
> > You're right, of course, Kitty.  We don't really battle nature.
> > In fact we're pretty nature friendly - organic gardeners, feed
> > lots of birds, etc.  I have had to adjust my gardening habits
> > to accommodate deer.  I've given up trying to have a lawn
> > because of run-off to the pond, etc.  All sorts of nature-
> > friendly things.  It's just that times like this morning it seems
> > as if we can't do anything right.  Here, we've been going to
> > great lengths to protect the baby wrens on our screen
> > porch, and everything I've done is disrupted.  Sorry for my
> > rant, but it's very annoying to say the least.
> > Auralie
> >
> > In a message dated 05/28/2005 1:13:58 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> > 4042N15@nationalhearing.com writes:
> > I'm sorry this happened.  I remember my outrage after a skunk went through
> > my yard once, but nothing as severe as your experience.  Did you ever have
> > problems with these planters before?
> > Perhaps I shouldn't say it, but as gardeners, I don't think we should
> > "battle" nature. We need to work with it.  Easy for me to say, I live in
> an
> > older subdivision that doesn't have a lot of wildlife, just raccoons and
> > possums and rabbits.  I eliminated all but one birdfeeder which is
> foolproof
> > and the cats keep the rabbits at bay.  However, I would love to live where
> > there is more wildlife and would probably grumble while adjusting my
> > gardening practices to outwit them.  But "battle" just seems so
> anti-nature.
> >
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

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      • From: "Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing Center" <4042N15@nationalhearing.com>

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