How to keep squirrels & birds from digging out my flowers in my pots?

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  • Bobbie Bobbie on Jun 08, 2017
    Plants flowers that squirrels don't like because of either their taste or their smell.
    These flowers include alliums, crocus (tomasinianus variety), lilies, marigolds, hyacinth, daffodils and, from personal experience, impatiens, geraniums, columbine, and the squirrels seem to leave my begonias alone though I have heard that they are not against eating them also.

  • Monica Camilli Monica Camilli on Jun 08, 2017
    Cayenne Pepper

  • Mary Mary on Jun 08, 2017
    Not sure about birds, but for squirrels, rabbits and other digging small animals; spread coffee grounds where digging occurs and surrounding area. It has worked really well for us.

  • Tam 15076171 Tam 15076171 on Jun 08, 2017
    you can spray bitters or hot pepper juice around the pots and lay some foil inside the pots to spray it on and I bet they will stop

  • Hillela G. Hillela G. on Jun 08, 2017
    I agree with the pepper idea!