Why put soap on trees

186white at wmich.edu 186white at wmich.edu
Fri Jan 13 09:46:08 EST 1995


In article <256_9501110324 at cheswicks.toadnet.org>, STEVE.SCHAPER at cheswicks.toadnet.org (STEVE SCHAPER) writes:
> In a message dated 01-04-95 Mary McHugh wrote to  All:
>  MM> Actually, it is more likely that the soap is being used to repel
>  MM> deer.  It is a common practice for orchards to hang bars of soap on
>  MM> their acres and acres of fruit trees.  Rumor has it tho, that Irish
>  MM> Spring is the most effective brand :-).
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> But will it keep away those pesky Leprechauns, though? That is the real
> question. They keep burying chests at the base of our pine saplings.
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