Sunflower Plants
Q.

Sunflowers and Squirrels

Anonymous added on August 6, 2011 | Answered

How do protect my sunflowers from birds and squirrels?

A.
A.Answers to this queston: Add Answer
Nikki
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on August 7, 2011

Sunflowers are a natural food for squirrels and many birds. You can try tying aluminum pie pans to the stalks to frighten them, but those little critters are smart and outwitting them can turn into a full time job. These articles might offer some other suggestions: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/fegen/protect-fruit-tree-birds.htm (some of these ideas might work on your sunflowers too)
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/animals/get-rid-squirrels.htm

00
Was this answer useful?

Log in or sign up to help answer this question.
Did you find this helpful? Share it with your friends!

You must be logged into your account to answer a question.

If you don't have an account sign up for an account now.

Looking for more?
here are more questions about...
Sunflower Plants
Join Us - Sign up to get all the latest gardening tips!

Do you know a lot about gardening?
Become a GKH Gardening Expert

Learn More