Using robotic scarecrow sprinklers as animal pest repellent

Wild birds and other critters have always been a scourge to our gardens. They eat buds, blossoms, fruit and vegetables and can literally destroy entire crops. Unlike insects that are eradicated by using pesticides, gardeners are constantly looking for non-lethal methods to protect their crops from animals. By …

Dealing with wild turkeys

Wild turkeys can be a problem and nuisance especially when they seasonally appear out of nowhere onto your garden and backyard. They come in flocks searching for food but end up destroying your garden and leaving possible diseases behind. There was a time when turkeys were only seen …

Motion activated scarecrow explained

You might be forgiven for thinking that a scarecrow sprinkler is a camouflaged dual purpose lawn watering device. It isnĀ“t. A motion activated sprinkler is a automatic deterrent that scares unwanted animals from your garden. This includes fairly large animals such as deer, as well as smaller intruders …

Yard Scarecrow Sprinkler Video Demo

A couple of years back, Havahart had cornered the market of motion activated sprinklers. There are more options these days and the current bestseller is the Yard Enforcer series by Orbit. There are two versions of this scarecrow sprinkler system for sale: the standalone 62100 Yard Enforcer which …

Protect your garden without poisons

Smart garden protection with a burst of water. Not too long ago, poisons and traps were the standard methods to protect your garden and crops from rodents and small pests. Poisons are a bad idea for the simple reason that they are poisonous and can harm your kids …