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Re: ramblings

  • Subject: Re: ramblings
  • From: NardaA@aol.com
  • Date: Mon, 18 Feb 2002 20:01:34 EST

In a message dated 2/18/02 9:28:16 AM Eastern Standard Time, 
olemacdee@yahoo.com writes:

<<  Narda, Speaking of rabbits, what's the best way to keep them away, 
without having a dog there? I planted some hostas in the back yard last 
summer, after a month with no problems, in one night they ate half of them 
down to the crown. >>

Larry, there is no good solution to this problem.  As soon as it starts 
getting warm enough for the hostas to start coming up I will start squirting 
the crowns with the pepper spray that comes in the red bottle.  

You can make your own with a half gallon of warm water, large jar of hot 
sauce (Sam's has the cheap price) and six eggs, all mixed in a blender.  
Blend until you can get it to go through a sprayer.  I suggest that if you 
are going to keep this mixture you should refrigerate.

I try to pick up my dogs droppings and put them in the beds, I may borrow 
some doo from my neighbors as I have small dogs.

I am going to try maligonite or whatever that stuff is that is made from 
sewer waste that is sold as fertilizer.

I will shoot any rabbits taht I can get a clear aim at, so I guess I should 
start Zeroing in the pellet gun.

We are getting a fair amount of hawks in our neighborhood and I could swear 
that I saw a fox in the backyard the other morning, very early.  We have owls 
too.  The rabbits have become more stealth in the last couple of years.

Persistence and a hard heart is what is needed here!  N.
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