Birds eating geraniums

Bracey tiedenospam at pacbell.net
Sun Jun 11 19:58:14 EST 2000


Try draping bird netting (available at your local nursery) over the plants
until they get started well.

Robins are probably picking at bugs at the base of the plants.

Bracey

jem <mormanjNOmoSPAM at sa.noacsc.org.invalid> wrote in message
news:0591af9a.ada7fd79 at usw-ex0105-034.remarq.com...
> Hi,
>
> I'm new to the forum, and have a question about birds/flowers.
>
> Last year I planted moss roses along our landscape rocks; within
> a week the birds had eaten them to the ground.
>
> This year I planted geraniums (@2.49 ea.) along the 70+ foot
> scape.  Guess what!  Birds are eating them to the ground.
>
> No, its not a rabbit ~~ it's birds ~~ robins to be precise.
>
> Tried spraying with red hot mixture (works for rabbits), and now
> I've put moth balls around the flowers.  I'd hate to have to
> resort to the BB gun, but these birds are eating gourmet meals
> and I'm paying the tab.  Any suggestions?
> Thanks, Jem
>
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