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Re: squirrels

Hmmm, I sense a tad bit of bitterness in your words Cathy. You are right though I confess. I just like to watch their antics but for me they have never been a pest. We have a few right down the street from me but my neighborhood is still too new with no grown trees for them to play in. I can understand I suppose how they could be a nuisance.

I did have a customer who came up to me after purchasing a plant and she said that a squirrel had jumped right into her new Hib. She was very disappointed so I gave her another plant to swap with me. I took her damaged one for a new one. She promised to squirrel proof the new one.

I have the same attitude about deer. I would love to have bambi playing out in my backyard but again I've never had the frustration that must come with that. I'm just a suburban romantic I guess.

----- Original Message ----- From: "Cathy Carpenter" <cathy.c@insightbb.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Tuesday, November 16, 2004 11:58 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] squirrels

That's probably because, you've never had them hog all the seeds in a bird feeder, keeping birds from landing, or taking one bite from each ripening tomato on a plant, or gnawing through the stem of a sunflower before it is ever seen in full glory.
On Monday, November 15, 2004, at 10:59 PM, David Franzman wrote:

Me too Theresa!

----- Original Message ----- From: "Theresa" <tchessie@comcast.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Monday, November 15, 2004 7:44 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] What Charley taught us

Wasn't me! I actually like squirrel and would love to have one here!


gardenqueen@academicplanet.com wrote:

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