Animal Deterrent

Rabbit and Deer Tonic

  • Boil 2 cups Water
  • ¼ cup Vaseline (petroleum jelly)
  • Cayenne or any Hot Peppers
  • 1 tsp. Dish Detergent

Boil for 5 minutes (strain if using raw peppers), cool, and put in spray bottle.  Spray on plant.  You may have to spray again after it rains.


Mole Tonic

  • 1 Small Bottle Castor Oil
  • 2 TBSP Ivory Dish Soap
  • 2 Gallons of Water

Mix all ingredients and apply using a watering can, the best time to apply this tonic is right before it rains.


Animal Deterrent

  • ½ cup of Murphy Oil Soap
  • ½ cup of lemon scented dishwashing liquid
  • ½ cup of castor oil
  • ½ cup of lemon scented ammonia
  • ½ cup of hot, hot pepper sauce
  • ½ cup urine

Mix these ingredients in a 20-gallon hose-end sprayer, then apply to the point of run-off to any plants that need protecting.

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