Consequently, can squirrels chew through aluminum foil?
Aluminum is strong but light. And while some metals like stainless steel and galvanized steel are hard enough to stop squirrels, sheet aluminum is soft enough for the squirrels to chew through.
Subsequently, one may also ask, what scent will keep squirrels away?
Hot Pepper Plants and Cayenne Pepper
- Sprinkle crushed red pepper flakes on the ground near the plants that seem to be attracting squirrels.
- Sprinkle a light dusting of cayenne pepper right on the leaves of squirrel tempting plants.
- Mix cayenne pepper and petroleum jelly and spread it on the stems of plants at the base.