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
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.
For thousands of years scarecrows have helped humans save their crops from
crows and other hungry mouths and provided an outlet for human creativity.
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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 ...
Oct 29, 2015 ... Every Halloween, scarecrows become standard lawn decor. Trick-or-treaters
might find them frightening, but what about the birds that these ...
The scarecrow is commonly associated with modern references like the Wizard of
Oz and Batman, but its original purpose was to discourage birds such as ...
Oct 30, 2015 ... Scarecrows have been around for thousands of years. Although it is a common
fall and Halloween decoration, they serve a real purpose.
Aug 13, 2016 ... Usually a vaguely human-shaped figure, made of wooden core support and old
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A crude image or effigy of a person set up in a field to scare birds away from
growing crops. 2. Something frightening but not dangerous. 3. A gaunt or