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Keeping Squirrels off of Fruit Trees

Keeping squirrels from harvesting your apples and pears. Puncture a hole in a few aluminum pie plates, tie them singly with twine to the lower branches of your fruit trees. The clanging will scare them away.

By Chell

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Keeping Squirrels off of Fruit Trees

Here is a recipe called Squirrel Beaters Tonic

  • 2 Tbsp. of cayenne pepper
  • 2 Tbsp. of tabasco sauce
  • 2 Tbsp. of chilli pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. of Murphy Oil Soap
  • 1 quart of warm water
Mix all together and pour in a hand sprayer and spray all over fruit. Hope it works for you. I have not tried it yet but plan to.
(05/20/2008)

By Raymond

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June 9, 20160 found this helpful

I tried the recipe, but the pepper keeps stopping up my spray bottle. So I ended up just sprinkling the Cayenne pepper over my strawberries. We will see...

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