I have been told that pansies will repel raccoons, opossums, etc. Can you tell?
Pansy as Repellent
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While I personally have not heard of this, one never knows so it doesn't hurt to try. As for issues with raccoons or opossums, these articles may also help with suggestions: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/animals/getting-rid-raccoons.htm