mispelled privet, not private
- We have other plants that are invasive besides kudzu. Kudzu is edible, and
privet isn't, so I am ruthless about cutting that back.
I read that bats need a flying start, like a drop. If they are on the ground
for some reason they won't be able to fly. This happened when I worked at an
historic mansion. They flew in from the chimneys of an 1838 mansion and
there were 50 to 70 on the floor when I arrived. The lady volunteer of the
historical foundation came and swept them up and threw them outside, where
they flew. Then someone had a wedding and 5 or 10 came out during the
wedding and flew around. They had to secure the chimneys so bats couldn't
get into them.
Charlotte Fairchild Liphart
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