woodchucks - Knowledgebase Question

Marcy, NY (Zone 5A)
Question by jacquilefton
May 5, 2007
i would like to plant a vegtable garden .. ,but i have seen woodchucks in the place wherei plan to plant the vegetables... how do i start seeds in side


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Answer from NGA
May 5, 2007

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Woodchucks can be destructive in the garden and can also be dangerous around people. They are wild animals, unpredictable, and can inflict serious bites. You may want to contact your local animal control about the woodchucks. In the meantime here is more information about them, including the specifications for a fence to keep them out of a garden area. (You may need to cut and paste the complete url into your browser to make it work correctly.)

http://icwdm.org/handbook/rode...

Many vegetables can be direct seeded in the garden, but you might want to purchase or raise your own tomato transplants. Here are some pointers on how to do that.

http://garden.org/subchannels/...

Enjoy your vegetable garden this summer!

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