Monday, September 27, 2010


I did a post about putting some red pepper on my pansies to stop the Rabbits from eating them. Now I love my bunnies that have nested in my garden three times this year under the rosemary bush and I would never want to put there eyes out.
This is what I used large flake red pepper on the ground around the plant. No rabbit or squirrels were harmed. They had eaten them to the ground in the fall and I put the flakes on the ground then and when spring came the pansies grow and bloomed.

This is fine ground red pepper and would may be fly up in there eyes. So don't use this.
Jen from Muddy Boot Dreams wants us all to know there is a spray you can buy for this. Then the horror stories about rabbits and squirrels she has heard of want scratch there eyes out because of red pepper. Thank you Jen for calling my attention to this.



What we do here is spred Cayennen pepper around our plants not only does it smell it has a taste that animals dont like! it works for us ! Have a great day !

Becca's Dirt said...

Thanks for that info. I would not want to harm any of my critters. I will check out the spray.

Far Side of Fifty said...

They like their Pansy's plain..not with red pepper flakes! Pansy's must be tasty if you are a rabbit :)