Gray Henon wrote:Boar carcasses make an excellent soil amendment;)
A great chop and drop plant is comfrey (also fast growing) and I don't think that wild boars would eat them. A great protection against wildlife in general are raspberry and blackberry bushes which also grow fairly fast
Olga Booker wrote:Hey, R. Han, I don't know where you live but here in France where we have a lot of trouble with wild boars and deer I have been using this:
Put of few drops on some pine cones or bits of rope or whatever you have and put them around your crop every few feet. Be sure to use some gloves when you do, as the stink will not disappear easily from your hands even after many washes.
It is 100% natural as it is an oil made from a variety of Juniper: Juniperus oxycedrus. It is supposedly also good to ward off snake, ticks and all sorts of critters. It also is medicinal but that would have to go in another thread.
Olga Booker wrote: I guess that if you want to use it as a deterrent, you'll just have to be careful not to put any into your pond or too close to it. Let us know how it goes.
Olga Booker wrote:
By the way, in the Amazon link, if you just change the .fr to .com for the US or .co.uk for UK or .es for Spain, or .de for Germany etc.. if that country sells the product on Amazon. the page will come up in your language and currency.
Chris Kott wrote:
If there's enough feral pig pressure, though, R., I would perhaps think about that hunting license.