Gardeners have advised using cayenne pepper to protect plants and flowers from pests.
Cayenne pepper is widely used in spicy sauces and can be added to dishes to add flavor, but it’s also an effective pest control, according to experts.
This spice is disliked by animals such as raccoons and squirrels.
If they try to eat pepper-covered leaves in your garden, they will be shocked by the spice.
Squirrel repellent is only a temporary treatment. If you value your plants, enclosing them with wire or netting will keep garden pests away for a longer period of time.
Bulk cayenne pepper flakes and powdered cayenne pepper spice can be found at discount retailers.
Other smells that deter squirrels include garlic, peppermint and silverfish, according to Mike’s Backyard Nursery.
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