Deer problems - garlic

Tom Anslow limerock at
Sun Jul 23 08:11:32 EDT 2000

Good morning.  Has anyone used these garlic dispensers?  Looked at their
literature before and am considering them for my tiny (1/2 acre) vineyard.
Will they also repel coons?  Thanks!

Tom Anslow
Limerock Orchards and Roadside Market

----- Original Message -----
From: "Karen Phillips" <kphillips at>
To: "market farming" <market-farming at>
Sent: Monday, July 10, 2000 9:49 AM
Subject: Re: Deer problems

> A few years ago, there was a company up in Northern California
> somewhere called "Plant-Pro-Tec".  They make a little clip-on capsule
> full of concentrated garlic oil & cayenne pepper.  I read a lot of
> testimonials from people who had used them, and they seem to be really
> effective.  I believe they last for about 1 year.  You either clip
> them on stakes within the row, or clip them up around the perimeter
> fence.  I haven't used them on deer (thankfully, one of the few pest
> problems I DON'T have :-)...), but they helped keep bunnies and ground
> squirrels out of our stuff 'til we got a fence up last year.  I just
> did a searh, and they're online at  . It might be
> worth giving them a try.  Good luck!
> Karen Phillips, Buckeye Farms, Weldon, CA

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