Rabbitt problems

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by ttj, Feb 11, 2003.

  1. ttj

    ttj LawnSite Member
    Messages: 1

    i am having a problem in selecting specific plants for one of my customers. she has rabitts, that get into her flowerbeds and eat alot of her colorful plants. Can someone offer some ideas of some plants, shrubs,etc. to help deter the rabitts, but yet give her a nice low maint. flowerbed:confused:
  2. paponte

    paponte LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,366

    Rabbits? Hmmm... I would have to look into that one for you. Only problem I have ever had were deer. I will find out though.
  3. bob

    bob LawnSite Platinum Member
    from DE
    Messages: 4,260

    I've never tried it , but I heard Moth Balls might keep them out.
  4. Lanelle

    Lanelle LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,361

    Ground cover roses such as Flower Carpet Roses create a thorny barrier that discourages rabbits.
  5. dhicks

    dhicks Member
    Messages: 770

    Get a bottle of coyotee urine. No pun intended. Most garden centers can get it for you. Just spray it on with a hose end sprayer every 2-3 weeks.
  6. Doogiegh

    Doogiegh LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 871

    I've also heard of the coyotee urine solution although I always had a question..

    Who goes around bottling up coyote urine for re-sale??

    Is it chemically made in a factory? Do they capture it at a ZOO?? <G>
  7. hosejockey2002

    hosejockey2002 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,195

    I'll just let her borrow my dogs for a while! They LOVE rabbits!:D

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