Archive for June 9th, 2011

June 9, 2011

They found the compost

Pretty disgusting, but did you know squirrels can and WILL chew through hard plastic?? We had a rubbermaid bin outside once for garbage, and they managed to get through that. I thought this paint bucket would be okay, but apparently when you start the holes for them, they can make them bigger. Eeeew! Pepper flakes held them off for a couple of days, but I need to figure something else out.

(FYI, this compost pail was really easy to make. Just find one that has a tight-fitting lid and drill a bunch of holes in it for air circulation. It’s sitting in a plastic plant tray, and when you need to mix, you just roll it around with the lid on. Voila!).