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RE: Need a dog repellent

Play and work with her in your yard.  Everytime she gets near the plants
you want to keep, make a "ech" sound.  She should begin to understand that
she shouldn't go there.  Give her a spot with soft, cool soil that she can
dig and nest in.

> [Original Message]
> From: Johnson Cyndi D Civ 95 CG/SCSRT <cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil>
> To: gardenchat@hort.net <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Date: 5/4/2006 4:34:19 PM
> Subject: [CHAT] Need a dog repellent
> Trixie the rottweiler decided she really, really liked my scented geranium
> that just got moved onto the patio. She seemed to feel the bulbine was an
> interesting playtoy as well. They're about half gone as of last night. And
> no doubt the other plants will go one by one as she decimates the
> I have extras of everything so far, it's not a big deal, but she can't be
> allowed to keep at it. 
> I can't move them out of her reach and making a barrier isn't practical.
> thinking I should try spraying them with a hot pepper mix, what do you
> think? I have lots of very hot ground chile pepper at home. Anyone have
> ideas on how to mix it, and will it hurt my plants? I'm assuming not -
> they use it for deer? - but haven't done it before, so suggestions are
> appreciated. 
> Cyndi
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