Growing cherry trees requires a lot of patience, but the reward is worthwhile. As many fruit growers will tell you though, your greatest enemy will soon be flocking to your trees: birds. Birds like starlings and sparrows are notorious for eating cherries just before they are ripe enough to pick. To help alleviate the stress from birds, here are a few simple methods to help protect your cherry trees.
- Frighten birds with exploders
- Block birds with netting
- Implement a scarecrow
There is nothing better than fresh sweet corn straight from the field, and this growing season could be your best harvest yet. However, if the pesky birds are eating all of your corn before you get a taste, you need to take steps to protect those kernels. Here are some tricks for protecting your sweet corn from bothersome birds.
- Scare Them Away
- Set Up Bird Netting
- Feed Birds Something Else
In 2005, United States consumers ate an average of 46.1 pounds of fresh apples and processed apple products. That’s a lot of apples! With apples being the second most valuable fruit in the U.S., protecting each and every apple means protecting your profits. Here’s some help on how to do just that.
- Repel with Reflections
- Scare them Away
- Implement a Bird Repellent Spray
When birds nest on your golf course they wreak havoc and decrease the value of the course! However, efficiently and effectively getting birds off your golf course costs more money than most expect. Here are a few ways you can save money and protect your course.