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Squirrel Proofing Your Home & Garden
Synopses & Reviews
Defend your home and garden from squirrels!
The bestselling author of Deer Proofing Your Yard and Garden helps homeowners battle one of nature's most wily and persistent creatures--squirrels--with a storehouse of environmentally responsible techniques that really work.
In her trademark light-hearted yet practical and authoritative style, Rhonda Massingham Hart explains how to
--Understand squirrels, chipmunks, groundhogs, and other squirrel relatives
--Defend your birdfeeders and design and build squirrel-proof feeders
--Banish squirrels and their relatives from your garden
--Protect your attic, garage, and basement from invasion
--Find and choose effective household and commercial repellents
In addition, you'll find lists of feeder foods and plants squirrels love--and those they'll prefer to avoid.
This practical guide is filled with effective tips for keeping squirrels and their relatives from destroying gardens and birdfeeders, and invading attics, garages, and basements.
About the Author
Rhonda Massingham Hart is a master gardener and the author of several Storey books, including Dirt-Cheap Gardeningand Bugs, Slugs and Other Thugs.. Hart lives in Washington state.
Table of Contents
Introduction: A Squirrel's-eye View
1. Squirrels Are in Control
2. A Lesson on Squirreldom
3. Identifying the Enemy
4. Revenge of the Squirrels: The Damage They Do
5. Defending Your Bird Feeder
6. Protecting Your Garden and House
7. Squirrel-proof by Design
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