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SweetiePie

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I love the look of colorful flowers but have a bad rodent problem here. Squirrels and rabbits who've developed a taste for my flowers. I haven't figured out a good way to keep them from digging up the ones in the ground yet, they seem to like the roots. However, I have devised a way to keep them from my pots. I spray a fragrant insecticide on the pot, not the plant and that seems to work. Has anyone got any better suggestions?
 

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My neighbor uses Wolf urine to keep rabbits and deer away from her garden. Orders it online. It seems to work but I can always tell when she applies it. I can't smell it but for the next two days my dopey chocolate lab walks around growling and sniffing the air with his hackles up. It scares him a bit.
 

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The vermin here are deer. Great moneymaker during hunting season but anyone with a garden would like to hunt year-round.
 

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We have been using a new deer/rabbit repellant from Lowes which is not cheap - around $50 and mixes 7-1 water to product. It stinks a little the day I spray but seems to be working. Our deer and rabbits are leaving our pansies and roses and budding hostas alone...so far.
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My neighbor uses Wolf urine to keep rabbits and deer away from her garden. Orders it online. It seems to work but I can always tell when she applies it. I can't smell it but for the next two days my dopey chocolate lab walks around growling and sniffing the air with his hackles up. It scares him a bit..
It must be really hard to get a wolf to pee in a bottle because this stuff is uber expensive.
 

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My neighbor uses Wolf urine to keep rabbits and deer away from her garden. Orders it online. It seems to work but I can always tell when she applies it. I can't smell it but for the next two days my dopey chocolate lab walks around growling and sniffing the air with his hackles up. It scares him a bit..
It must be really hard to get a wolf to pee in a bottle because this stuff is uber expensive.
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SweetiePie said:
It must be really hard to get a wolf to pee in a bottle because this stuff is uber expensive.
LOL Probably a high turnover rate in the wolf pee collector job market. ;)
Either that or the health insurance is really expensive to cover all those collectors who have been mamed in the process.
 

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My neighbor uses Wolf urine to keep rabbits and deer away from her garden. Orders it online. It seems to work but I can always tell when she applies it. I can't smell it but for the next two days my dopey chocolate lab walks around growling and sniffing the air with his hackles up. It scares him a bit..
It must be really hard to get a wolf to pee in a bottle because this stuff is uber expensive.
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SweetiePie said:
It must be really hard to get a wolf to pee in a bottle because this stuff is uber expensive.
LOL Probably a high turnover rate in the wolf pee collector job market. ;)
Either that or the health insurance is really expensive to cover all those collectors who have been mamed in the process.
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Yeah, first you have to catch him.
 

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