How To Keep Squirrels From Eating Tomatoes

You don’t need a degree in horticulture to know how to keep squirrels from eating tomatoes; you can use easy tricks to catch these little sneaky thieves...

Why Do Squirrels Eat Tomatoes?

Squirrels love to eat tomatoes in general but they will eat them when they are thirsty. If you make it a habit to keep a water source in your garden, they will not touch your tomatoes...

1. Nibbled Seed Heads 2. Shallow Digging in Planting Beds 3. Bite Marks 4. Missing Plants 5. Container Digging 6. Half-eaten Flowers 7. Catch it in the Act

Signs that Squirrels are Visiting Your Garden

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How to Keep Squirrels out of your Garden using Hot Pepper Tea

How to Keep Squirrels from Eating Your Tomatoes

1. Cage them Out 2. Bring in a Predator 3. Make that Squirrel Cocktail

To keep these little scoundrels out, try creating cages like the chicken ones. Erect a simple wire cage with a bird netting roof. This is easy DIY protection that any gardener can install. Depending on the layout of your garden and the number of tomato plants you are growing, you can build larger cages to cover small beds or single cages to protect individual plants...

Cage them Out

Most gardeners have cats or dogs as pets. These pets can work with you to send squirrels parking. Dogs and cats are great in deterring rodents. They do not harm the squirrels but frighten them away. You will get your pet to exercise as it runs around your garden and you will send squirrels scampering for their safety never to return...

Bring in a Predator

How To Keep Squirrels From Eating Tomatoes

Do not let this solution get on to your skin or anywhere near your mouth or nose. Sniffing it in is not a good idea either. The hot components of pepper known as Capsaicin can cause severe irritation upon contact.