Rabbits are eating my bell pepper plants

Dori Lies
by Dori Lies
I have planted yellow, orange, and red bell peppers. The rabbits are eating them. Any suggestions about how to stop this?
  10 answers
  • Karen Karen on Apr 30, 2015
    Plant Marigold in between each plant. They won't like the smell. But if there isn't another food source near by, the will eventually eat away anyhow.
    • Dori Lies Dori Lies on May 01, 2015
      @Karen Thank you! I have planted the Marigolds around the area but not in between each plant...will have to give this a try.
  • Sharon Hall Sharon Hall on May 01, 2015
    I found a spray at the local hardware store that I sprayed on my marigolds that has helped greatly.....fox urine spray only on the marigolds and that will keep the rabbits away. I also use the fox urine on my crocuses in the spring or they chew them to the ground
    • Dori Lies Dori Lies on May 01, 2015
      @Sharon Hall Thank you! You found fox urine spray at the hardware store? I will have to look for some.
  • Cornelia Schott Cornelia Schott on May 01, 2015
    Home Depot and Lowe's sells bird netting which protects plants from your furry buddies and birds. We use this on plants to keep the deer away. Costs about $15.00 for 700 sq ft.
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    • Laurie Laurie on Nov 19, 2015
      @Dori Lies I bought some cheap tulle to put over my grape vine. You just buy however much you need.
  • Shawn Titus Shawn Titus on May 01, 2015
    Make you some hot pepper spray works for me and totally so easy to make! And you more than likely have all you need in the kitchen cabinet!
    • Dori Lies Dori Lies on May 01, 2015
      @Shawn Titus Thank you! I did try to mix some hot pepper spray and used it but it didn't work. I will have to try and find another recipe for the spray.
    Get a bag of dried blood. Yes, it is! And, it has worked for years. Must re-dust every several days or after rain. Victor
    • Dori Lies Dori Lies on May 01, 2015
      @VICTOR SPESS Thank you! I don't know where to find dried blood but will try one of the gardening centers. I appreciate your comment!
  • Rose Rose on May 01, 2015
    Try spreading some human hair around your plants or put up a cheap fence around your garden with chicken wire.
  • Dori Lies Dori Lies on May 01, 2015
    Thank you everyone for your comments!
    Small garden stores, Big Box stores are not with it!
  • Mfk Mfk on May 05, 2015
    I grow serano or habenero peppers for this reason. Dry them, grind to coarse flakes, then sprinkle near plants. neither rabbit nor cats will come near. More easily, you can buy red pepper flakes at the store and sprinkle them. Both work like a charm.
  • Tammy Clouthier Tammy Clouthier on Sep 05, 2015
    sprinkle cayenne pepper around the base of the plants