[Summit] Thanks to our awesome neighbors, and groundhog question

Sharon Waldman slwaldman at cox.net
Sat Jun 24 16:04:17 CDT 2017


Hi Cathy,

The hot pepper spray is a good idea but can be time-consuming since we have
to re-spray after every rain and watering.

While I appreciate the increased wildlife in our neighborhoods, the
groundhogs are a challenge to peaceful coexistence at times.

Thanks,
Sherry



On Sat, Jun 24, 2017 at 3:34 PM, Catherine Lewis <cjlewis14 at icloud.com>
wrote:

> Hi neighbors,
>
> We live on Eleventh St. and have noticed a pair of groundhogs in our back
> yard in recent weeks. They haven't yet touched our garden yet but we're
> aware how destructive they can be to plants, particularly the ones we favor.
>
> Trapping and relocating groundhogs is often the best choice but some
> people have success surrounding plants with hot pepper preparation such as
> Red Hot sauce. I'm doing this as a first resort. I'd like to try to
> discourage them before displacing them.  I also think there may be a lot of
> them around this year.
>
> Cathy
>
>
>
>
>
> Sent from my iPhone
> > On Jun 23, 2017, at 10:30 PM, Sharon Waldman <slwaldman at cox.net> wrote:
> >
> > Dear Awesome Neighbors,
> >
> > Thank you all so much for helping us and each other out on this list! We
> have an amazing neighborhood and this list-serve is such a great resource
> for all of us.
> >
> > Our latest question is regarding a very happy and robust groundhog that
> has been enjoying our garden lately. We hate to call anyone to have it
> destroyed, but are wondering if there are any other options available.
> >
> > Thanks, Again!
> > Sherry
> > Greaton Drive
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