Make a snake decoy to scare birds
Firstly, put your hose to the test. If it flattens when you step on it, it’s not sturdy and weather-resistant and won’t live up to gardening duties. If flocks of annoying, messy birds are invading your backyard, try replicating their natural predator to keep them away. Cut a short length of hose, lay it on the grass—poised like a snake—and the birds will steer clear.
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