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Scarecrow - Wikipedia

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A scarecrow or hay-man is a decoy or mannequin in the shape of a human. It is usually dressed in old clothes and placed in open fields to discourage birds such  ...

Using Scarecrows as a Garden Guard - Grit

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Scarecrows have a long history and are fun to make. ... The scarecrow's purpose is to frighten, not harm, the grain-eating opportunists. Greek farmers are ...

Do Scarecrows Actually Work? | Mental Floss

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Oct 29, 2015 ... Every Halloween, scarecrows become standard lawn decor. Trick-or-treaters might find them frightening, but what about the birds that these ...

Scarecrows in the Garden | Today's Homeowner

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Jun 29, 2015 ... Read this article to find out if scarecrows really work, how to make a scarecrow, and how to use scarecrows to keep birds out of your garden.

Scarecrows Historically Speaking - History? Because it's Here!

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For thousands of years scarecrows have helped humans save their crops from crows and other hungry mouths and provided an outlet for human creativity.

Scarecrows - Holidays Calendar | 2015

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Scarecrows have been used for a long time by farmers in various parts of the world. The purpose of scarecrows is as their name suggests - to frighten crows or  ...

Hay, Man: The Curious Life and Times of Scarecrows - Modern Farmer

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May 28, 2014 ... From medieval roots to modern-day anachronism, the secret history of an effigy.

The Scarecrow: Its origins and creative ways to ... - Dave's Garden

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Nov 7, 2008 ... As a gardener I find the scarecrow is a delightful and practical addition to my ... He called her by the English meaning of her name as well.

Fun and Facts with Kids: Build a Scarecrow Day!

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Jul 3, 2011 ... In this day and time the scarecrow is not only used in our gardens for a practical purpose but it is put there for the whimsical and fun look that it ...

What is the history of scarecrows? | Reference.com

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Humans have used scarecrows around the world for over 3000 years; the first historically recorded use of scarecrows was by the Egyptians to protect their wheat ...