The Q&A Archives: Rid my garden of racoons

Question: How do I get rid of the racoons eating my produce?

Answer: I really wish there were a simple answer. Raccoons are little devils in the garden. You can try some home remedies such as playing a radio all night in the garden, spraying repellents on the plants, sprinkling human hair and/or talcum powder in the garden, or laying down some chicken wire (presumably they don't like to walk on it). All may work for awhile, a long time, or not at all. If these don't work, the best bet is a secure fence.

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