[NAFEX] petunia volunteers OT

Ginda Fisher list at ginda.us
Wed Dec 7 00:01:08 EST 2011

Ditto. My deer aren't famished, but they eat a lot of apple twigs, and I've yet to notice a damaged petunia.

Eastern MA, zone 6

On Dec 6, 2011, at 7:48 PM, nottke1 wrote:

> We have not had deer eat petunias, and we have a lot of deer that eat a lot of other stuff.
> Jim Nottke
> Pfafftown, NC
> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Elizabeth Hilborn <ehilborn at mebtel.net>
>> Sent: Dec 6, 2011 5:41 PM
>> To: rewagner at centurytel.net, North American Fruit Explorers <nafex at lists.ibiblio.org>
>> Subject: Re: [NAFEX] petunia volunteers OT
>> On 12/6/2011 12:28 PM, Richard L. Wagner wrote:
>>> We settled for the 'old fashioned ones. They are not as bright and
>>> flamboyant but they have the advantage of a wonderful fragrance. Modern
>>> fruits= no flavor. Modern flowers=no fragrance. THey also have the
>>> advantage that they reseed. There is a multiple color strain strain of
>>> fragrant reseeding petunia named 'Laura Bush' for ground cover usage.
>> Those sound lovely!  I think my deer would enjoy them too much though.
>> Anybody try to grow petunias around deer?
>> Betsy Hilborn

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