The first sign that I had gone over the edge was when I was shouting from an upstairs (right out of the shower, no less!) bathroom window - "Get out of my yard! Get!" (Calling on my Indiana roots, pronounced "GIT!")
I realized that my children and their friends might think I meant them, so I added, "Don't worry, Mommy is talking to the bunnies!" This didn't sound quite right, either.
I have tried it all - dog hair clippings, my own hair clippings, chili powder, pepper,
A "concerned" friend finally intervened. "Liquid Fence" she told me. "Do it now, do it often."
What she didn't mention is that it smells like a diaper genie/ litter box/dog poo cocktail!
Standing strong, I sprayed the entire yard.
Runners crossed to the other side of the street.
Neighbors gave me the hairy eyeball.
Children ran indoors.
My own sweet family cried "What have you done?"
The smell passed and my flowers are recovering nicely, thank you very much.
Liquid Fence, I tell you. Do it now, do it often.
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