rabbits - Knowledgebase Question

monroe, Mi
Question by margaret_m_4
June 19, 2009
what can i use to keep rabbits out of my vegetable garden


Image
Answer from NGA
June 19, 2009

0

Bunnies can be a real problem in the garden and the only real way to protect your plants is to fence them in. To be most effective, a 1" chicken wire fence needs to be 2 feet high and buried at least 6 inches deep around your veggie garden. There are a number of animal repellent sprays available: 'Get Away' and 'Deer Away' are available from Home Depot. 'Deer Away' is efffective in deterring both deer and rabbits and lasts 7-10 days without washing off. Rather than spray the plants, try coating the soil along the perimeter of the garden. Good luck with your garden!

You must be signed in before you can post questions or answers. Click here to join!

« Return to the Garden Knowledgebase Homepage

Member Login:

Username:

Password:

[ Join now ]

Today's site banner is by Paul2032 and is called "Daisy with bug"