It's not scientific because it's a data point of 1, but I think the stuff
works. I haven't had a raccoon problem this year, normally I'm lucky if I
get one ear of corn but this year I've had corn for a over a week and the
only creature eating it is me. Most of my corn is fenced but that never
helped in years past, but this year I've got some corn in a new garden
that doesn't have a fence and it's unmolested also. I had a few deer in
my unfenced garden earlier in the summer but they haven't been back since
I sprinkled the bobcat urine and hung bars of Irish spring on my tomato
On Wed, 18 Aug 2010 19:04:05 -0400, Bill who putters wrote:
A dog is just a wolf with a nicer personality, it's not surprising that
they wouldn't mind wolf urine. On the other hand a bobcat is probably one
of the few animals that might scare a raccoon. Of course it could be
something else entirely. In early the 80s I had a neighbor who liked to
shoot raccoons, he's long gone but maybe there is another neighbor who is
shooting them now. Trapping them never helped. I've trapped and moved
dozens of them over the years but it never made a dent in their
not here either.
i'm thinking i should put out some bowls of
sugar water or cheap lemon lime soda (no
caffiene i don't want them out all day too!)
in good news, i've actually eaten a few
grapes this year already so i'm ahead of
them. shhhhh! i hope they can't read
I think any fresh, strange scent acts as a temporary deterent. I've
been spraying some of wife's discarded perfume to deter deer with some
Someone sold a neighbor fox urine to deter deer and it worked for a
while but they came back to eat in her garden.
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