Messinas Animal Stopper can be used to discourage groundhogs, skunks, rabbits, raccoons and other common pests from devastating gardens, flowerbeds and sheds. With an abundant food supply and protection from the elements, low-level herbivores will forage, nest, and feed which will lead to crop loss and home damage. To prevent further home and garden harm, apply Messinas Animal Stopper to key areas. Humane and safe, Messinas Animal Stopper creates a sensory barrier that works by smell, taste and feel and can be applied every 30 days regardless of weather or watering. It is pleasant to use, dries clear and odor free and is safe to use around fruits and vegetables.