On Wed, Sep 08, 2004 at 03:39:13AM -0500, David Cole wrote:
> Speaking of critters......
> What's the best way to get rid of squirrels? Any commercial products out
> there? Ideas? I have a couple of large pecan trees. Looks like I will
> have a bumper crop *if* I can keep the squirrels away. They have been
> hitting them heavily so far. Many, many cuttings on the ground of green
> pecans. It's not many of the critters, prob 4-5, but they are doing some
> I live in a subdivision, so the .22 cal or 16 ga. is out. I don't care
> if I just run them off, kill them etc. Just want my pecans left alone.
Tack up a strip of sheet metal about a foot high
around the trunk of each tree. The tree rats can't
climb over that. Doesn't work if they can jump
from the branches of another tree though.