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Rascally rabbits

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June 11, 2011 — Do the rabbits that ravage our plants really dig deep burrows? Mike McGrath reveals the type of fencing required to keep Peter Cottontail out of the carrots. Also on the show, Mike interviews Derek Fell, author of the new book Vertical Gardening. And your fabulous phone calls!

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Question of the Week

Apparently my suburban neighborhood was once “Watership Down” and the rabbits never moved out. Why should they when they have my petunias to munch? But the real problem is that they use my side yard as a toilet and the grass is being killed off. Is there anything I can do to neutralize the effects of the waste? I’m trying to live with them peacefully, but my lawn is really taking a beating. Get the answer »

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