Folklore on How to Keep Woodchucks Out of the Garden


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To celebrate our 225th anniversary, we’re looking through our archives to bring you 225 pieces of wit, wisdom, and fun in a series we’re calling Almanac Treasures (see more of them here).

Q: How can I keep woodchucks out of my garden?

A: Feed them Juicy Fruit Gum: lay the unwrapped sticks of gum along the rows where you want to keep woodchucks out.


"Uncommon Gardening Solutions," 1997 Old Farmer's Almanac

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