How to keep grondhogs away from my plants

Asked June 28, 2016, 2:56 PM EDT

I have a tropical hibiscus planted in my garden that the local groundhog is eating! Is there anything that will keep it away?

Delaware County Pennsylvania horticulture

1 Response

You indicated that it is a tropical hibiscus. Is it planted in a planter that could be relocated or moved to a higher position not accessible to the groundhog?

Controlling groundhogs (aka woodchucks) is never easy. The following link is a comprehensive overview of groundhog practices and control methods thtatyou should consider:

http://http//extension.psu.edu/natural-resources/wildlife/wildlife-nuisance-and-damage/mammals/wildlife-damage-control-8-woodchucks/extension_publication_file