ernestplutko at wiktel.com
Fri Apr 17 16:12:33 EDT 2009
Thanks, good tip. I'll check out rosemary on internet. We smoke
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From: aleguy33 at yahoo.com
To: nafex at lists.ibiblio.org
Subject: Re: [NAFEX] pears
Date: Fri, 17 Apr 2009 12:21:22 -0700 (PDT)
>I was recently informed that deer hate rosemary and will not even
>walk through it. I have no idea if this is true, but it seems worth a
>try. The prunings would be very handy for cooking and smoking, not to
>mention smudging. (For scent or mosquitos.) I don't know if there are
>any varieties hardy to where you live.
>From: Ernest Plutko <ernestplutko at wiktel.com>
>To: nafex at lists.ibiblio.org
>Sent: Friday, April 17, 2009 1:26:39 PM
>Subject: [NAFEX] pears
>Most of the snow finally melted here. Went out this morning to look
>at trees. The Ure and Golden Spice trees look great. No winter
>damage and their buds are starting to swell. I have two Ussarian
>pears but didn't inspect them yet. It was -44 F a number of times
>last winter. People here told me their Ure pear trees died during
>their first winter in the ground and not to plant them. I am going
>to buy more Ure as soon as the nurseries open. Deer are being a real
>nuisance so I bought a spool of electric wire and a electric fence
>controller. I have four Maltese dogs but the deer ignore them when I
>try to sic the dogs on them. My son put an electric fence around his
>orchard and the deer kept well away from then.
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