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.
Prevent further damage by covering the affected area with wire mesh. During nut harvest time wire mesh can be laid on top of the soil in a garden bed plagued by squirrel digging. Wire mesh can also be used to make cages for garden beds or containers to protect your most valued plants.
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!
Are squirrels or other rodents stealing from your garden or destroying it completely?. The first time I grew a backyard veggie garden, I kept discovering nibbled, .
Keep Rodents, Rabbits and Squirrels Out of the Garden. thumping through your vegetable patch, or worse, voles tunnel below ground to feast on your roots?
Minimize the impact squirrels and chipmunks can have on your yard with these tips.. too, and this is when they might get into the birdbath or vegetable garden.. If you have a large area to protect, try covering it with chicken wire after your fall