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Thursday, April 10, 2014

Tips on Thursday!

Here is a little garden tip from Wyatt.
Do you have pesky birds, like crows or jays that like to gobble up your seeds and little sprouts?
Many springs, we have had our rows of peas 'Picked Clean' before they can even sprout!

Sprinkle a little bit of lawn clippings over your newly planted seeds.
I makes it difficult for the birds to see the new shoots.
This works great for corn and squash seeds too.


Snow Pea Pods
By the time the grass clippings turn brown, the sprouts will be up and established.
"Ha-Ha"  Mr. Crow, we faked you out this year!

Wyatt

20 comments:

  1. You better stay on guard duty or make a Wyatt scarecrow
    Snorts
    Lily & Edward

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  2. We have had that problem too this year.....thanks for the tip.

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  3. Yikes help Wyatt we don't have any lawn clipping. Must see if we can get some from the park. Great top tip. Look forward to more 'Gardening With Wyatt'. Have a tremendous Thursday.
    Best wishes Molly

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  4. Hey Wyatt!
    Wow, that's a great idea! Mom gets mad because skunks dig up her bulbs and something eats up her hostas every year just when they get nice, big and pretty. Boy, the HBO words she says then. BOL She'll have to try this idea. She usually puts mothballs near the plants and that helps...but it's not perfect. BOL Thanks for sharing this!
    Grr and Woof,
    Sarge, Pol Comm

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  5. Good for you! We don't like crows. We think they're just flying cats...they tease us. Glad you could pull one over on them!

    XXXOOO Bella & Roxy

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  6. Great idea, Wyatt. Now Mom wants to know if you have any tips for how to keep white siberians from digging up the plants?

    Woos - Phantom, Ciara, and Lightning

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  7. Wyatt, you are just one of the finest gardeners we have ever see, you got so many tips, bet the peeps love all that help you give!

    The Mad Scots

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  8. I'll pass this onto Grandmom!

    Dina

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  9. Wyatt, you're a freakin genius!

    Aroo to you,
    Sully

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  10. Wyatt, you are soooo full of wisdom! Thank you!
    Moms wants to know if you have any idea on how to keep horsetail plant from evading everywheres,, and also that silly clover in the grass?
    love
    tweedles

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  11. What a great idea! Thank you Wyatt!!

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  12. Way to go on outsmarting dose birds!

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  13. What a great tip! Thanks, Wyatt!

    Love ya lots♥
    Mitch and Molly

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  14. You haz great tipz - our mom an'aunt sis r gonna b plantin'sum of thoze purty flowerz in a big potz so they can b moved in cuz our warm weather iz still iffy at timez (may git a little snow in a couple of dayz) u got any tipz?
    Shiloh'n Diva Shasta

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  15. Mom is debating whether she should plant 1 tomato plant. She is pitiful . . .

    Your Pals,

    Murphy & Stanley

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