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Cheekie Chappie!


I’ve just spotted a very cheeky squirrel, half way up one of my strawberry canes. Having been out to inspect them, the little b****r has munched his way up two canes and chomped his way through all the new growth on them! Methinks I need to go out and buy some protective netting today…

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Sounds like a plan. Squirrels are so determined and do alot of damage in my garden too diggin. I cant quite forgive them biting the heads off my tulips and they have a real thing for camellias!!! Now wheres my spud gun????

6 Jan, 2012


sprinkle chilli powder or flakes around -- it works on rabbits.....

6 Jan, 2012


Thanks Poppylover for the heads up about camellias. And thanks for the tip Pamg, I'll give it a try.

6 Jan, 2012


Good luck with the squirrel-proofing !

6 Jan, 2012


Thanks Terratoonie. I have sprinkled some chilli flakes around as suggested by Pamg, so we'll see what happens now!

6 Jan, 2012

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