Fall is here and I love to decorate my front porch with mums and pumpkins every year. For the last 4 or 5 years, we have had some hungry squirrels move in the hood. They have plowed right through my thoughtfully placed fall décor, leaving a mess and pumpkin guts everywhere for years.
I have tried a few things to repel the squirrels, no luck. Someone told me to use Irish Spring soap. I used shavings of Irish Spring, didn’t work. Even used whole bars of soap stuck in my fall décor. Total carnage!
This year I’m taking evasive action! It’s called Shellac! I have shellacked the crap out of the pumpkins this year. Hopefully this will be the squirrel deterrent I have been looking for.
Also as a plus, it makes the pumpkins very shiny!
I will keep you posted if my plan for saving my fall décor works! In the meantime, here are some pictures over the years of the squirrels destruction.
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