4671RE: [SCA-Herbalist] Re: Squirrel troubles...
- Jun 15, 2005Good idea, thanks. I just went to the store today and found an herbal remedy
of thyme oil, pepermint oil and white pepper. It is in an inorganic
material that you spread around. It wears off too.I really think marking my
territory is a marvelous idea. That is what animals do. :)
[mailto:SCA-Herbalist@yahoogroups.com]On Behalf Of jenneheise
Sent: Wednesday, June 15, 2005 8:48 AM
Subject: [SCA-Herbalist] Re: Squirrel troubles...
> Most wild animals will shy away from the "scent of a predator"."marking your
> I know that this may seem immodest for some, but have you tried
> territory"? By this I mean, saving your own urine and simplypouring it
> around the area. I cannot detect the scent, but evidently thebeasties can,
> even after a rainstorm. I know it works for me and I havearmadillos, voles,
> squirrels, rabbits, wild dogs and deer. I "refresh" the scent aboutonce a month.
Hm... I wonder if the medieval custom of country commoners 'retiring
to a bowshot from the house' to relieve themselves helped keep wild
animals out of the front and back gardens?
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