[NAFEX] daffodils around trees
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Wed Mar 25 08:46:43 EDT 2009
Daffodils spread their roots in the late fall. If their roots are as
bitter and toxic as the bulbs, I suppose that might discourage burrowing
critters in general.
...... Original Message .......
On Tue, 24 Mar 2009 14:16:12 -0700 (PDT) Melissa Kacalanos
<mijwiz at yahoo.com> wrote:
>Planting a ring of Dafs around the base of fruit trees is an old
permaculture trick to keep mice and other varmints from chewing on the bark
>That sounds interesting. Is there any research to back this up? I'm having
trouble imagining how daffodils could do anything in winter, when their
leaves are long gone.
>For those who do this, how far from the trunk should the ring be?
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