Possum Tips

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  • According to Annette McFarlane orange balloons filled with water and hung at the bottom of ripening pawpaws, should frighten pesky possums away when the balloons explode.
  • Saw this method used successfully on my trip to Mackay: To keep possums off your trees, just tangle some old fishing net around the base of the trunk and they can’t climb!!  They had it to a height of about 750mm and was a 3 or 4 layers thick. Ref: Sheryl