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Squirrels 1 year 2 weeks ago #38104

I have continual problems with squirrels and have tried many different things.

They get on the bench where the trees live and knock them off. I lose a couple of pots a year. Saturday I lost one of my souvenirs from Tokyo.

They also dig up the pots and kill lots of roots.

I have tried spraying fox urine around, which washes away after a couple of heavy rains. I have tried putting long bamboo skewers in the pots with sharp ends; they wind up on the ground.

I put up a wind chime, with no effect.

There are large forest areas all around, one maybe thirty feet away, so whatever I might do with one squirrel will hardly dent the abundant supply next door.

Has anybody solved this problem effectively?
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Squirrels 1 year 2 weeks ago #38116

Sorry about your squirrel problem. maybe if you cannot get rid of them try putting up a suet feeder on the other side of your property to keep them fat and occupied. i have three squirrels that I feed next to my tables and they leave my trees alone.
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