Things First Time Yard Owners Should Know

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Protect bird feeders from squirrels

If you want to put out bird feeders, you may quickly face this problem: squirrels get to them more than birds do. One simple solution is to put only safflower seeds in there, as squirrels find these to be quite bitter. Or, you can hang bird feeders at least 15 feet away from trees or other structures squirrels can use to climb onto them.

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