[nafex] Rodent Damage

Gordon C. Nofs gcnofs at hotmail.com
Fri Nov 3 18:25:29 EST 2000

   This is a good suggestion. It could even be doubled.
           Gordon C. Nofs
P.S. I have found over the years that rabbits will go for pecans before 
apples or anything else I or friends had.
Tom - this probably won't help with the rabbits but someone may be able to 
use it for mice and vole protection.
What has worked well for my nursery trees in 'vole country' NH is heavy duty 
aluminum foil. I've been using it for over 10 years. It's the only 
protection I have ever used, having started with it when the budget was 
tight and trees were few and continuing when the budget was tight and trees 
were numerous. It' economical and has never been chewed through. I cut 
strips of the widest heavy duty foil available at the grocery store into 
appropriate lenghths, 2-4 inches or more depending on size of trees, hold 
them vertically to wrap with a slightly twisting scrunching motion, being 
sure to get it tucked in well against the ground. They stay all winter. I 
have never had rabbit problems so
don't know how this would work, but it's great for the little 

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