Pest control help needed...

Discussion in 'Gardening & Plant Propagation' started by suelandress, Jun 22, 2005.

  1. suelandress

    suelandress Windy Island Acres Supporter

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    Please arrive armed!!! :D

    Or.....

    tell me how to keep woodchucks from eating my veggies and squirrels from eating the birdfood!

    My veggie garden is surrounded by fence....the plants are surrounded by cages....this doesn't seem to be sufficient deterent....

    I'm clueless what to do for the birdfeeders....they are on wooden posts.
     
  2. skruzich

    skruzich Well-Known Member

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    Welll my .22 does a good job on the squirrels, i think it would also work on the woodchucks too.
     

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    shadowwalker Well-Known Member

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    Use hollow point ammunition. If using a 22. shadowwalker
     
  4. bugstabber

    bugstabber Chief cook & weed puller Supporter

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    My husband shoots the woodchucks. You could try putting a metal wrap around the wooden bird feeder pole. It would have to be at least a foot wide. They do that for electric poles to keep the squirrels away from the transformers.
     
  5. suelandress

    suelandress Windy Island Acres Supporter

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    Shooting the chuck is not an option....I work during his favored feeding time, and he hides for most of the rest. I like the metal idea for the squirrels....worth a shot.
     
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    BaronsMom Well-Known Member

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  7. suelandress

    suelandress Windy Island Acres Supporter

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