We have a plethora of squirrels. And they are very demanding.
I gave up on my little vegetable garden this year. Partly because it wasn’t getting enough sun. And whatever did make it, these little rodents managed to destroy.
We put these really big PVC pipes up and sprayed painted them with gloss paint. This was at the suggestion of a neighbor. The theory was that they couldn’t a toe hold because the paint was too shiny and the pole too wide. (Doesn’t work against raccoons, though) This actually worked for several years. But last year two super damn squirrels somehow climbed them and ruined the paint job in the process. We finally foiled them by spraying WD-40 on the poles! Terry read about this somewhere. The squirrels also chew the twinkle lights off of the wires and the WD-40 takes care of that, too.
And then there are the hummingbird feeders…
The WD-40 trick didn’t work with those.
But this year Terry fixed their little bushy-tailed butts.