Saturday, January 12, 2013
Varmint Continues to Chew Fig Trees.
The only new damage to any trees or shrubs, is the figs. And that's every small fig plant. None was totally spared.
So now I've placed chicken wire screening around each of them. It won't stop the damage that's already happened, but maybe it'll make life more difficult for the guilty varmint.
King and Petite negri are duplicates. I can start more if needed.
I read that animals don't like fig plants due to the toxic latex sap. So why are they going after the fig plants, and only the fig plants?
Earlier this fall, the flowers were eaten off a Red Twig Dogwood. They were at about 3 foot height, clean cut as with these King fig plants. That's why I think it's the damn deer.