Re: [gardeners] Raccoons

Gaye Stanton (
Fri, 27 Jul 2001 21:04:53 -0400

She's sure.  She's seen them.
 Rebecca's Garden newletter suggested cutting the top & bottom out of coffee
cans & setting them over the plants but how unattractive is that!!!!!!!!
She lives in a wooded area & the raccoons were there first but she is fairly
new to gardening & is becoming discouraged.  Besides the time involved the
expense also.  There must be a happy medium, just haven't figured it out yet


> Is she sure it's coons? They come and eat my vegetables, particularly
eggplant, on occasion but
> they've never dug anything up. On the other hand squirrels will dig up
newly planted stuff looking
> to see what's under it.