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rabbit testing new plants

beattie

By Beattie


rabbit testing new plants (Cornish hedge under construction)

New purchases being offered to see if they're munchable. If they are I'll plant them in a different part of the garden which is rabbit proofed with a fence.



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That's a good idea ...

6 Apr, 2011

 

It saves a bit of annoyance. I do find that sometimes the rabbits wait til you've planted whatever it is before deciding to have a go. I'll spread these out a bit more so they can have a good look at them all.

6 Apr, 2011

 

I've added this to Design Ideas, because it seems a very good idea to test out plants in this way before you complete your design..... :o)

6 Apr, 2011

 

Wow, thanks again! :-)

6 Apr, 2011

 

When I add to GoYpedia categories, I try to imagine someone searching the headings and what they hope to find....

...for instance "Walls" might be building a wall, looking at various types of walling, or trying to decide what to plant in front of a wall ...

6 Apr, 2011

 

i like the border you've done, looking for ideas as we are having a gravel garden put in, didn't think of doing a planting area like that but i do like it!

16 Apr, 2011

 

Thanks Sewingkilla. I discovered that I didn't wait long enough for the rabbits to find the plants. Our garden has been discovered by a baby rabbit that's tasting EVERYTHING! Even the plants his mum & dad know not to bother with, so almost all the plants are inside wire guards now. I'm considering making a "zoo" themed garden as everything's in its own cage.

16 Apr, 2011



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