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It really seems like once we “control” one garden pest, another one comes along that we have to battle. Don’t get me wrong, they’re adorable. But those tiny rabbit jaws have done a number on our plants.

RabbitWhile I’m not 100 percent positive they’re what ate (and more or less destroyed) our blackberry plant and two coral bells, rabbits are the likely suspect. Especially when I saw one sitting in the backyard next to the blackberry bush.

In our three years living here we saw maybe one or two rabbits. Now, it seems like they’re everywhere, and we see them running around our street all the time.

Like deer, rabbits are supposedly deterred by really strong smells and that’s how we plan to defend against these fluffy beasts.


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