Snakes might be worth Try

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by cva34, Sep 25, 2011.

  1. cva34

    cva34 Songster

    Aug 10, 2011
    Van Vleck ,TX
    This is my story.Mockingbirds keep eating my tomatoes .Bought this netting maybe size of 1/2hardware cloth but its plastic soft and flexible .Bought at TSC (DuPont GreenVista products) Says it keeps pest and Deer out of plants.Anyway I draped it over my tomatoes Plants .Kept birds off and guess what ,I had 16 plants and the side benifit I caught 5 chicken snakes and 2 copperheads .The seem to push there head through the netting and then get all wrapped up in it.After tomatoes died back I pulled off netting piled it next to shed.Heck I think I caught 2 more snakes.Gave some of the netting to a friends wife that had bird problemwith her tomatoes didn't tell them about snake part.Few weeks later ran into them some place and she said man I've caught 3or4 snakes in it.We had a goodLOL.Might be worth a try...cva34
  2. mrpekinduck

    mrpekinduck Songster

    Jun 29, 2011
    Ducky Land!
    Good job and thanks for the info.

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