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How to prevent monkey from tearing down outdoors orchids

This is a discussion on How to prevent monkey from tearing down outdoors orchids within the OrchidTalk Members Grow Area - Photos forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; Here in the USA, I have trouble with an indoor "monkey" of the feline variety, ...

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    Eauchiche is offline Junior Member
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    Here in the USA, I have trouble with an indoor "monkey" of the feline variety, who just LOVES orchids. She prunes orchid roots and uses leaves as a scratching post.
    When my greenhouse is completed, she will be allowed supervised visits.

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    Quote Originally Posted by catttan View Post
    Since this is a Malaysian story, all (?) Malaysians know how much monkeys, especially macaques hate 'belacan',. I wonder if pieces of belacan placed in the orchid growing area would deter the monkeys.
    My grandparents used to hang baby's diapers at the orchard after the baby urinated on it to chase away the monkeys. It is gross. Not sure if it really works since I just heard stories. Not even sure how they get that idea from.

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    Hahaha..nice ones but i wouldnt try that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KC Kam View Post
    Hahaha..nice ones but i wouldnt try that.
    LOL! Of course you wouldn't! I mean who would do that nowadays?

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