Bulb Care

Squirrels in Flower Beds

Anonymous added on March 16, 2011 | Answered

We have several squirrels in our neighborhood and they dig up my bulbs and eat plants as they come out of the ground. They also eat the patio tomato plants. Would it do any good to sprinkle hot pepper around the bulbs and plants? Will it damage the plants?

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Answered on March 17, 2011

Hot pepper is a great way to keep these pests away and it will not harm your plants. Here is some other suggestions:

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