Aside from physical barriers, squirrels eat a lot of my peaches. Taking one
bite out of each! So, I am going to plant another peach tree on the other side
of the property. Plenty of peaches for me and plenty to give to neighbors. I
also have apples, and berries of a few varieties on the property.
We only have at any given time a few red squirrels. If you have many, they sell
Tangle Foot which you can put on the bark of the tree where they climb up, and
keep all other things near the tree far away enough to force them to have only
one way up the tree. They will not mess with a nice thick coat of Tangle Foot.
Here's an article I rough-drafted some while back, off the top of my head,
in this newsgroup, then later revised a bit more carefully for my website:
Half that article is for comedy's sake, but some workable tactics are also
-paghat the ratgirl
"Of what are you afraid, my child?" inquired the kindly teacher.
"Oh, sir! The flowers, they are wild," replied the timid creature.
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