Keeping Squirrels Out of the Garden. By Julie Martens. Remove what attracts them. The sight and smell of fallen fruit, nuts, and seeds can lure squirrels to your yard for feeding. Repel them. Search online and you'll find many recipes for repelling squirrels. Distract them. Scare them. Exclude them. Protect your.
Keep Squirrels Off Bird Feeders. Birdfood definitely attracts squirrels who love seeds and nuts and berries. Place birdfeeders at least 5 to 6 feet off the ground and 8 to 10 feet away from your house, trees, or structures. If squirrels are climbing up your birdhouse poles, try rubbing them with Crisco!
Squirrels will eat almost any fruit or vegetable. They love tree fruits, tomatoes, corn, sunflower seeds, grapes, kiwis and all manner of berries. Squirrels spend a lot of time in trees, so the more trees you have the more you invite the squirrels to live and play in your yard.
Squirrel damage in a vegetable garden can be devastating. See how my garden went from lush to totally destroyed in just two days.. mint, ANY mint, spreads like a fire in a hay barnâ€¦if you have some way to control it (like have 10 thousand .
Garden Squirrel control important to home gardeners, homeowners, bird watchers.. to control their population, and to keep them away from plants, vegetables, .
While we normally think of squirrels as nut and fruit lovers (or those critters that. they can be tricker to keep out your vegetable garden than unwanted visitors .