Plantskydd is uniquely designed to keep herbivores like deer, rabbits and voles from eating your plants.

Skunks on the other hand are omnivores and enjoy a wide range of foods in their diet. They often prefer insects and small rodents but may venture into your garden for a meal.

Skunks are nocturnal animals and are easily identifiable by not only their appearance, black fur with a long white strip down their back and tail but also by their odor.

USA, Minnesota, Pine County. Striped skunk mother with kit. Credit as: Cathy & Gordon Illg / Jaynes Gallery /

Plantskydd Animal Repellent repels by emitting an odor browsing animals (herbivores) associate with predator activity. Omnivores do not react the same as their senses and instincts differ from herbivores. 

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The spray, which comes from two glands near the base of the skunk’s tail, can hit a target 12 feet away.

Skunks can be nice to have around since they feed on the larvae of crop-destroying insects.

The best way to know if a skunk is in your garden is by its odor. You may also be able to identify their tracts, as skunks have five toes.

Plant damage – Skunks are known to enjoy the low-lying ears of corn or other vegetables.

Den damage – Skunks can cause damage to lawns and nearby plants when building their dens. Den openings range from 4 to 6 inches wide and will smell faintly like skunk.

Lawn digging – It’s typical for skunks to go searching for grubs creating holes about 2 inches wide scattered around your lawn.

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