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Homemade Squirrel Repellent

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If you have an extensive yard, or garden you might encounter the uninvited guests, such as squirrels from time to time. Squirrels can damage your garden, by chewing on the newly planted flower bulbs. If you see any signs of squirrels it is time to scare them away with this homemade squirrel repellent.

DIY Squirrel Repellent

So, are you struggling with uninvited guests, that ruin your outdoors? Squirrels might come unexpectedly and start munching on your newly planted flower bulbs, or touch other greenery. If you have noticed the signs of squirrels, it is time to fight back. But instead of killing them with traps, try natural remedies. How about making a natural homemade squirrel repellent?

You will need a pan, onion, two fresh jalapeno peppers, 1 table spoon paprika, 1 table spoon cayenne pepper, Cheesecloth or fine mesh strainer, Spray bottle. First step is to fill the pan with water, and then heat up the water in the pan. Prepare the onion, by peeling it and chopping it up into small pieces. Then, cut up the jalapeno peppers into pieces as well. When the water is about to be boiling, put the first ingredients, which you chopped up, into the water.


Later on, add this one table spoon of paprika, and one table spoon of cayenne pepper. Let the water be boiling, then let it boil for 15 – 20 minutes, you need to be sure that the water changed its color appropriately. Then, turn it off and let it cool down. While it cools down, prepare the cheesecloth, which you will use for removing the ingredients from the mixture. Once you have done so, you will have to pour the liquid into the spray bottle, therefore there should be no onion or paprika residue.


Now, the last step is to spread the liquid over all places where you have spotted the signs of squirrel intrusion. If the weather is rainy, spray the plants at least once a weak, this way you are sure that the plants are protected from the little squirrel invaders. Using this simple recipe will help you to resolve the conflict with squirrels peacefully, as they will go away themselves.

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