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Squirrels Eating Watermelon Flowers

I couldn't figure out what was eating the flowers on my watermelon and green peppers until I caught a squirrel eating them, even though I use a fence along with rabbit and squirrel deterrent spray. The only thing that helped in the past was a pantyhose leg over the plant flowers. That looks kind of tacky, though. Are there any other ways to keep the squirrel from getting to the plants and eating the flowers?

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July 22, 20110 found this helpful

If you have a dog or cat, after groomimg put animal hair around your plants this sometimes helps keep wild animals away.

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