How To Keep Rabbits Out Of Your Garden — 4 Simple Tips

Gardening is becoming more prevalent among families as a bonding tool, money saver, and way to unplug and reconnect with Mother Earth. How gratifying is it to have your homegrown produce be the star of the dinner spread?

Just as there are tons of benefits to be gained from gardening, there can be a crushing downside — pests. And one of the most rascally garden thieves you may have to deal with is rabbits.

Imagine working tirelessly, fertilizing, pruning, weeding, and watering your prized pasture, only to have it invaded by Peter Cottontail and his crew.

Now, before you go Full Metal Jacket and prepare for war, think of what that means for the rabbit and your garden. Generally gentle creatures, rabbits are known as a sign of good luck. Fortunately, there are ways to keep them out of your garden without collecting a rabbit’s foot for a keychain.

Using harmful substances such as poisons, fumigation tools, or pesticides could potentially be harmful to you and your family. Not to mention the fact that purchasing all of those items and their accessories can be expensive.

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Let’s stick to natural ways that are cost-effective and non-toxic.