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How to protect apples from birds eating them!


By Lucyj

United Kingdom Gb

We have several young apple trees with about ten to twenty apples on each tree. Each day a couple are pecked at and ruined. They aren't ready to pick yet, any suggestions how I could protect them as I can't cover the whole trees?



You could try netting but I suspect you are just going to have to put up with

18 Aug, 2009


You could try hanging Christmas mirror baubles as apparently birds are afraid of their own image....Or find a big cat!

18 Aug, 2009


Any ancient CD's you can hang up - birds hate them too apparently...I kept even pigeons off my peas one year doing might work on apple trees!

19 Aug, 2009

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