Rabbits are wonderful in the wild - and we enjoyed them the first year we were in Missouri. But rabbits make a mess of your yard - the brown patch to the right is a nest. The pull out the grass, dig a hole and have their babies. We have three that I know of in our yard right now.
Secondly, they love gardens. I have sympathy for Mr. McGregor and his fight with Peter Cottontail!
directly on the plants. Seems our bunnies must 'like it hot'!
So - this is what is left of our beans. This picture was taken before those last two leaves were enjoyed. It's been two weeks - the secondary leaf buds are just starting to appear on the plants, so I don't know if we'll get beans or not this season.
Seems like bunnies also enjoy cantaloupe plants and cilantro and peas. There are also NO peas left in our garden - although they didn't grow well from the beginning. So - it looks like our garden this year may consist of tomatoes and one cantaloupe if it survives.