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trakker3

01:57AM | 08/07/03
Member Since: 08/06/03
1 lifetime posts
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I have planted 9 hostas in a row in my back yard. Something is eating them from underground! Five of the nine hostas are being pulled underground and eaten. ( I pulled up a leaf sticking out of the ground and saw teeth marks). What could it be? What can I do? My wife is spooked.

husband of spooked

k smith

05:07AM | 08/08/03
Member Since: 07/09/03
71 lifetime posts
thats a new one for me. may be rabbits. call your local nursery, i bet they have seen or heard of the varmit.
or try dirtdoctor.com

k2

04:47PM | 08/09/03
Member Since: 06/06/03
1250 lifetime posts
Are there 'mounds' and holes in the yard, perhaps from moles, gophers or voles? We had that problem a while back and purchased a doohickey that hooks a garden hose to the tailpipe of your car. You enjoy a 15-minute martini-break with your neighbors while they're being suffocated underground. Very satisfying!

Hey--generally I LOVE animals....so please no scathing comments. Just those underground rat-wannabies we can all live without....I'm on your side here!

Good luck, keep us posted on the hosta munchers.

MellyNel

05:52AM | 08/27/03
Member Since: 07/20/03
18 lifetime posts
My mother is always complaining about voles (sp?) eating her hostas from the underground.

Sharonmills

12:49PM | 05/21/13
Member Since: 05/21/13
1 lifetime posts
My hosta are in pots and something "cuts" them down at the surface. What could this be? What do I do to get rid of it?
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