Quassia & crimson rosellas

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Subject: Quassia & crimson rosellas
From: "Barbara Preston" <>
Date: Tue, 2 Sep 2008 16:19:17 +1000
Over the past few weeks I've shooed crimson rosellas off the too-large wisteria around my balcony. But not enough, because they have eaten most of the flower & leaf buds, with only some left that are harder to get at. I then thought to spray the wisteria with the quassia chip & soap solution I had prepared to spray on vegatables to repel the possum (it's been around for years, but only this winter has taken to the vegetables - but has not touched them since I sprayed with the quassia solution a few weeks ago).
However, the crimson rosellas do not seem to worry about the quassia.
Any other suggestions? Old cassette tapes (the tape, not the cassette) as buzzing line? - for next year, if not this year.

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