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Butterfly Fountain

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Category Gardening
Type Garden Decor
Style Eco-Friendly
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06/04/2015 Flag

Loved gardening but now too old to do it myself. Relying on support from non-gardening family .!

06/18/2015 Flag

I love hostas too but between the deer and slugs, I am digging all of them up. I've put some behind a deer fence but we can't really enjoy their beauty. We've done it all to deter the deer and slugs but I'm open to any suggestions! Thank you!

08/30/2015 Flag

Pecans, for deer, I use inexpensive plastic fence. About $20 for 100' x 6'. I simply velcro it to 8' bamboo poles and it is invisible to the human eye. You can also use it as a floating row cover to break deer habits. For slugs, the easiest is granular products like Sluggo, $2 lb in bulk. I also put thick pieces of water soaked newspapers here and there to attract them. Wet the ground first. Every AM I simply put a single plastic glove on and lift the paper to hand pick them. This is VERY effective but the real reason I bother doing this is to feed my pond fish, they love them. Beer traps also work, fish love them even more! lol

09/04/2015 Flag

I love the photo of your butterfly fountain and garden. That is really lovely! You have quite a green thumb. Thanks for the good tips on slug removal...though most of our hostas are surrounded by rough cut rocks, so slugs have not been much of a problem on those.

03/06/2016 Flag