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I have a problem with cats.


By Denbo

Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom Gb

Are there any plants available that will deter cats from entering my garden?



Hi Denbo, coleus canina is supposed to deter cats due to the smell it produces, but I don't grow it myself and have not heard feedback about whether it works or not.

The Guardian online newspaper was doing an offer for this, but I don't know if it still current. If you copy and paste the link into your browser it should work.

29 Aug, 2009


Unfortunately, it's only an annual, anyway. I bought one for my friend last year and she said it didn't work. :-((

We do get this question asked a lot - so type it into the search box and you'll get answers about what other people have done to deter cats.

29 Aug, 2009


Read my blog - it's fun, and works, totally.

30 Aug, 2009

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