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Deter Raccoons With Pantyhose

This quick pantyhose trick will deter raccoons from munching on your melons.

| June/July 2012

  • Protect Your Melons With Pantyhose
    Don’t let hungry foragers feast on your delicious melons.
    PHOTO: FOTOLIA/HEIKO KIERA

  • Protect Your Melons With Pantyhose

I previously had trouble with raccoons eating my cantaloupe before they could ripen. Now, to deter the raccoons, I buy the cheapest pantyhose I can find and put the small cantaloupe inside it before the melons start ripening. 

The pantyhose stretches as the melon grows. Now I can enjoy my vine-ripened cantaloupe. 

Norma Tyree
Russellville, Arkansas 





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