Squirrel-Proof Bird Feeder Pole, Walnut Hulling, and Other Country Lore

A Connecticut man who improvised a squirrel-proof bird feeder pole and an Ohio man who came up with a walnut hulling method that kept his finger clean are among the contributors profiled in this installment of an ongoing feature.



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Place a section of garden hose over the wire when you need to pass safely across an active electric fence.
PHYLLIS HUBBARD
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Joe Godley models the latest in black fly protection.
PETER GODLEY
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Two inverted bottles were enough modification to make this a squirrel-proof bird feeder pole.
PHOTO: FRED L. BABBITT
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Chances are your walnut hulling efforts won't go unnoticed by local squirrels.
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