Posted 26 April 2012 - 06:37 PM
Posted 27 April 2012 - 07:17 AM
Posted 27 April 2012 - 08:18 AM
I found if you grease the metal poles with lithium or even axle grease, it'll keep the squirrels from climbing them. My squirrels will chew through hardware cloth in a day or two. I moved my pole out into the middle of the yard > 10ft from any tree to keep the leapy-things away from playing "flying squirrel" too. That seems to have resolved the problem for 6+ months now.
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Posted 29 April 2012 - 01:27 AM
Posted 29 April 2012 - 11:51 AM
Posted 30 April 2012 - 02:34 AM
(I might try some of those ideas. . . if I can get to lowes)
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Posted 12 May 2012 - 02:05 AM
Posted 12 August 2012 - 10:30 PM
At my house, if the squirrels are getting to the birdfeeders, we just let the dog outside.
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