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Re: Aquatic Plants Digest V2 #707

In a message dated 5/14/97 1:56:12 AM, you wrote:

>I heard from somebody in the pond business, that you can get these
>things from a garden supply store, called a Scarecrow (?).  You hook it
>up to a garden hose (and I think it operates on batteries). Basically it's
>a motion sensor that sprays water.  Sounds like a lot of fun. I think he
>said it cost's about $120 CDN.   I would imagine with some ingenuity you
>could make your own out of a cheap 120V motion sensor and a solenoid
>from an automatic sprinkler system.I still prefer the large dog route

I Have one of thes I paid 59.95 from R.C. Steele I use mine to grow new grass
in areas that my dogs have trampled. I move it around all summer, works great
they get close and blammo water in the face, it should work great on coons
and other pesky critters.