Friday, July 8, 2011
I'll Out Fox 'Em Yet.................
Yep, I'm still contending with all the ground squirrels that are all around us. If you remember, last year I even placed a stuffed teddy bear in our little orchard, hoping to scare the little buggers away. Yeah, right!
Then came this brilliant idea. Plastic shopping bags crinkle and make noise and certainly blow around with all the wind we have.
And they're slippery if you try to walk on one. It just made sense to me that the squirrels wouldn't be able to climb over them either. Plus, as the wind catches them, they inflate.
Guess what? What little fruit we have left is still there! I placed the bags around the base of the trees and above and below the apples and pears.
We'll see if they figure a way around 'em! Cross your fingers.