keep racoons out of vegtable garden - Knowledgebase Question

norridge, Il
Question by dragonblake
March 27, 2010
How do you keep racoons and other wild animals out of vegtable garden. They destroy my corn, other people in the area grow great corn stalks over 6 feet high help

Answer from NGA
March 27, 2010


I wish there were an easy solution but once raccoons find your garden, they'll remember it as a food source and will continue to visit. Fencing is the only sure-fire way of keeping them out. You may be able to trap and relocate them, though. Check with the University of Illinoise Cooperative Extension office for their recommendations. Good luck with your garden!

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