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2009
Plants that attract rabbits and squirrels
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Phlox subulata, Solanum wendlandii, Hedera helix, Jasminum, Lonicera, Ajuga, Colchicum autumnale, Ranunculus, Hippeastrum, Amaryllis, Zantedeschia aethiopica, Brunsvigia, Gloriosa, Gladiolus, Iris, Convallaria majalis, Narcissus, Oxalis and Anemone.

 

A remedy against them is sprayed plants or bulbs for a few moments immersed in water cu hot peppers.

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