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  • How to keep squirrels from digging up plants?

  • The squirrels will usually stop digging once they reach the wire. This will protect your flowers and keep the squirrels from digging up your bulbs. Another simple solution to prevent squirrels from digging up plants is adding some decorative stones around plants.

  • How do I keep squirrels from eating my tulip bulbs?

  • Wire mesh can be laid over the flower bed before the first shoots appear to prevent squirrels from getting at the bulbs. The good thing about this is that your plants and flowers will not be affected as they will continue to grow regardless. This is also a fantastic deterrent to badgers that are also a nuisance when it comes to bulbs.

  • Do squirrels eat spring bulbs?

  • When you plant spring bulbs among established groundcovers or other perennials, squirrels have a harder time finding them and digging them out. Planted beneath an expanse of creeping vinca, for example, bulbs are usually ignored by squirrels.

  • How do you get rid of squirrels and chipmunks?

  • Repellents containing capsaicin work well against squirrels and chipmunks. Storebought products abound, or make a homemade version using a few teaspoons of hot-pepper sauce and a few drops of dish detergent (for stickiness) in a spray bottle of water.