Animals Digging Up Corn - Knowledgebase Question

Egg Harbor Twp., NJ
Question by CMeili120
February 25, 2000
I have a problem with chipmunks and squirrels digging my corn up either when it just comes up or when they are around 2 feet tall.Will putting chili powder on the leaves work?

Answer from NGA
February 25, 2000


Critters can be such pests! You might have luck with a repellent such as a garlic and/or pepper based spray or with a commercially formulated repellent. You might also consider fencing them out for a more reliable safeguard.

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