Folklore on How to Keep Woodchucks Out of the Garden



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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