Keeping Squirrels and Pests Off Grape Vines

How do I keep squirrels and other pest off grape vines?

Hardiness Zone: 7a

Denise from Louisville, KY

May 20, 20080 found this helpful

We have a small vineyard in California. In one area we use grape vines for landscaping. To keep the deer away, my husband hand sprays the leaves with a red pepper liquid concentrate that he mixes with water. I think it came from a feed store or farm supply. It doesn't hurt them, but they sure don't like it. It is really hard to make yourself as it clogs the sprayer.

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May 20, 20080 found this helpful

I know that this may sound strange (and a little gross) but my Dad would sprinkle urine around he perimeter of the garden where his grape vines were. He didn't have any more pests getting to his grapes.

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September 30, 20080 found this helpful

Rubber snakes!

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July 27, 20090 found this helpful

Hang foil & plastic bags on the vines. The hot pepper also works, good luck.

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