Yes, Irish Spring does repel squirrels. We do not do an official study on this, but many customers and even cat owners report that after applying Irish Spring to their outdoor areas, the number of squirrels visiting their property starts going down.
Does Irish Spring soap repel squirrels?
No, Irish Spring does not work as a repellent and it cannot keep squirrels out of your yard.
How do you get rid of squirrels in your garden naturally?
There are a few ways to get rid of squirrels in your garden naturally. Some of these are harder than others, but will then be more successful. You can feed them fruit if you want to lure them out of the garden and kill them there, or if you want revenge then put bird feeders with food outside your window. If they’re coming into your house, they might be attracted by the food that you store inside such as nuts or seedlings. Lastly, there are repellents you can buy that may block their access to your home.
What scent repels squirrels?
The scent of citrus and pine nuts tends to deter pesky squirrels from getting too close.
How to keep squirrels away from bird feeders?
The squirrels are just trying to eat food, and the birds eat the seeds from the feeder. The solution is to place a wire mesh on top of the feeder so it does not damage your bird feeders, then there will be no seed for squirrels or birds. They will have their food elsewhere.