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13/09/2012 at 18:28

Anyone have suggestions on plants that rabbits will not eat.  My daughter has a smallish garden with a .75 metre raised bed about 10 metres long and .5 metre depth.  My grandson has two rabbits which have free roam of the garden, there are no gaps for them to escape.  They can now jump up onto the raised bed and virtually eaten every plant!!!!   She found on the internet a list of plants that were supposed to be rabbit-proof, but they were not!!!!  They were veronica, salvia, allium, astilbe, hellebore (they haven't actually eaten this one as much as the others) and lavender.  She has now put chicken wire and rush fencing around the remains of the plants but it doesn't look attractive.  Other than having standard type trees, climbers over the 2 metre fence backing onto the raised bed, she is looking for suggestions.  Thanks in advance to anyone who can help.

 

13/09/2012 at 18:55

Apparently they are not picky at all, they have favourites but when they have finished off those they just keep on munching.

13/09/2012 at 19:22

Sorry but you cant let rabbits roam free and have a garden -the two just don't mix.

They are best kept confined to a hutch and a run or forget about a garden and grass the lot

13/09/2012 at 19:51

Rabbits will also strip the bark from young trees and kill them, as well as nibbling the shoots of climbers 

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