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Green 'eyes!

Those wasklly wabbits.

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OK, everything we've planted this year has bee consumed by these stinkin' rabbits. How do I get rid of them without poison? If I trap them, are they OK to eat?

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Great to eat, but there is a season on them....

I trap and relocate before I lose my garden. Or wait until fall and get meat out of my garden instead of vegetables.

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Fungicides that contain the chemical Thiram are an excellent form of non-lethal rabbit repellent and control.

Or

The only tried and tested, successful way to keep rabbits out is to put up a fence. It should be at least 3 feet high and buried 6-8 inches into the ground to stop them digging underneath.

Best of Luck!

Brian K

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We have a small garden plot at our house, probably 8'x16'. The sides of it are 2 railroad ties high, the back is a 6' fence, and the front is 1 railroad tie high. We always plant marigolds near the front of the garden and have never, ever had

a problem w/ those pesky cottontails. Now chipmunks on the other hand get a little bit of peanut butter on a rat trap! laugh

Brian

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When do you harvest marigolds and how do you fix 'em?

Just kidding.

Seriously, are you saying marigolds are an effective rabbit repellent?

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They've worked for us. They last pretty much all summer too with a little water and picking off the dead flowers. I save that job for my daughter, as I can't stand the smell of those things!!! LOL

Brian

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