Daffodil And Tulip Leaves Eaten - Knowledgebase Question

Newfield, NJ
Question by Welshwch17
April 8, 2001
I have noticed a lot of my daffodil and tulip leaves eaten by a rabbit and/or squirels? What can be done to deter them?


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Answer from NGA
April 8, 2001

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You might try some of the commercially formulated repellent sprays or a home made one based on garlic and/or red pepper. You could also try a wire mesh cage over your plants. Some gardeners report success using a pet dog or cat on patrol. If deer are the culprit, a tall fence might be the answer.

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