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How Do I Stop Squirrels Eating Bulbs?

How do you keep tulip bulbs away from squirrels?

How to protect tulip bulbs from squirrels and mice: wide wire mesh, such as chicken wire, is an effective deterrent. Lay it directly on top of the bed, extending the surface about 3 feet from the plantings, then stake it down. You can also plant bulbs in wire cages for tulip squirrel protection.S

How do I keep squirrels from eating my tulips?

How to protect tulip bulbs from squirrels and mice: wide wire mesh, such as chicken wire, is an effective deterrent. Lay it directly on top of the bed, extending the surface about 3 feet from the plantings, then stake it down. You can also plant bulbs in wire cages for tulip squirrel protection.S

How do I keep squirrels from digging up my bulbs?

A good way to protect your new bulb planting is to cover the area with chicken wire or plastic garden netting to prevent the squirrels from digging in the area. Stake the wire or netting with landscape staples or use bricks to secure it on the surface of the soil.N

Do squirrels eat bulbs that they dig up?

Squirrels will dig up bulbs in search of food. You should avoid planting tulips as squirrels are a big fan of these plants. To prevent squirrels from disturbing your bulbs you can use chicken wire, sprinkle cayenne pepper on the soil or plant bulbs that squirrels despise such as daffodils and hyacinths.

Will squirrels eat tulips?

A: Squirrels consider tulips a gourmet treat, and deterring the fuzzy beasts from gobbling them up is a difficult challenge. If your drainage is good, try planting your tulips 12 inches deep. Squirrels rarely dig far under the surface, so they aren’t likely to reach the bulbs.S

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