Janos, everyone incites me to spread trimmings from the coiffeur here but I just can't face up to seeing it lying around the place! I will keep investigating plants that deer can't abide first. I wonder if Ribes sanguineum has that big cat smell because of deer? Mark 76119 Sainte Marguerite-sur-mer, France " You may want to try human hair. Here they say it repells deer and rabbit. I > think a hairdresser can provide you with more than enough cut hair. The > more fat is on the hair the more effective it is. Dyed hair is not that > good as peroxide removes the fat and odour. > > Janos"