Deer problems

acg at acg at
Sun Jul 23 09:04:53 EDT 2000

I haven't used this product as I live in the center of Austin and don't have
a varmint problem, but many folks I know have used it and swear by it -
particularly for deer.  I think it is even organic, but am not sure.

Terri Buchanan
Austin Community Gardens

----- Original Message -----
From: Tom Anslow <limerock at>
To: market farming <market-farming at>
Sent: Sunday, July 23, 2000 7:11 AM
Subject: Re: Deer problems - garlic

> 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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