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
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 ...
Oct 29, 2015 ... Every Halloween, scarecrows become standard lawn decor. Trick-or-treaters
might find them frightening, but what about the birds that these ...
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.
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 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
May 28, 2014 ... From medieval roots to modern-day anachronism, the secret history of an effigy.
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.
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 ...
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