B****y Rabbits

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  1. Munchie

    Munchie Funster Life Member

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    Damn things have stripped the bark off two standard mini trees in our garden. Does this mean they will die? :Eeek:
     
  2. Geo

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    No! Rabbits can eat owt:Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1::RollEyes:
     
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    Shouldn't think so - rabbits are always eating bark from young trees without killing themselves. :Rofl1:
     
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    Trees will die eventually but just think of the succulent rabbit pies you can have - you just have to catch them :Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
  5. Munchie

    Munchie Funster Life Member

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    A mine of useless sorry useful information as always Geo. :Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    You're diabolical you lot, y'know that? :Doh::Rofl1:

    Have a look at this mate...............

    http://monsterguide.net/how-to-repair-damaged-tree-bark


    Frrom reading that, I did a Google search for "Tree sealing products" and limited it to UK pages. There seem to be lots available.

    HTH:thumb:
     
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    May be a bit late but when we had a problem with squirrels stripping bark from Japanese Maples a few years ago I cut a section of old hose pipe long enough to cover the trunk, slit it and tied it round the trunk. Only works with very small trees/shrubs I suppose because of the hose diameter.

    Graham
     
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    Ken, you could uproot the two trees, whittle one into a bow and the other into an arrow and shoot the bloody things if they come back for more....:Rofl1:

    at least you only have bunnies....our last tree muncher was a deer and it ate the whole sapling. :Eeek:
     
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    If you coat the stripped part of the tree with a mixture of Honey & Panut butter, it will attract the rabbits again & you should be able to get at least a couiple with a shotgun on full choke :Smile:

    Seiously - My mate had to fit wire mesh guards to a height of 2 ft around the saplings in his orchard to prevent the same thing from rabbits. :Smile:
     
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    They would in my garden, I have got Rabbit stew tonight! :thumb: :thumb:
     
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    When planting trees , shrubs etc always use tree guards either plastic spirals or make your own from wire netting.
     
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    Didn't know Minis grew on trees--Don't tell BMW!!
    Cheers, Dave:Rofl1::Rofl1::thumb:
     

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