Protect Plants with Gutter Guard

You can use sections of gutter guard around new plants to protect plants from hungry rabbits.
By Martha Joyce Kehr
June/July 2009
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Provided you bury it deep enough so they can't dig under it, plastic mesh like this works well as a rabbit deterrent.
PHOTO: VALERII ZAN/FOTOLIA


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I’ve had success using gutter guard plastic mesh to protect my plants from hungry rabbits.

Simply cut the desired length of gutter guard, form a circle with it, and secure with twist ties. Place the circle over the new transplant and push firmly down into the soil.








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