Protect Plants with Gutter Guard

You can use sections of gutter guard around new plants to protect plants from hungry rabbits.

| June/July 2009

  • plastic mesh rabbit deterrent
    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

  • plastic mesh rabbit deterrent

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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