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How to Deter Rabbits with Spicy Globe Basil

Date Posted: June 9, 2014

Seeds of the Month Club by Mike the Gardener How to Deter Rabbits with Spicy Globe Basil
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If you have been following my blog here or listen to my weekly podcasts then you already know, or at least have an idea, of the troubles I have with those pesky rabbits.

If I were to leave my garden unprotected, the rabbits would literally wipe out all of my gardening work in a single day. I have that many around me. The "experts" keep telling me that the hawks should keep the population of rabbits low. Yeah right. I have lived here for over a decade. I am yet to see a hawk catch a rabbit.

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But enough of my problems with rabbits, let`s focus on solutions. One recommended method of keeping the rabbits at bay is to use spicy globe basil. It is said, they don`t like smell. This brings up a whole new safe method for keeping those critters away.

How to Deter Rabbits with Spicy Globe Basil

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About the Author

Mike Podlesny is the author of the book Vegetable Gardening for the Average Person as well as the creator of the Seeds of the Month Club where members receive non gmo, heirloom variety seeds every month. You can listen to Mike each week on the Vegetable Gardening Podcast where he interviews gardening industry experts. Don`t forget to link up with Mike on Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and Facebook.


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