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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 ...

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  ...

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 ...

Do Scarecrows Really Scare Birds? (with pictures)

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Nov 1, 2016 ... Scarecrows aren't the most effective way of scaring birds. Today, most scarecrows are used for seasonal or Halloween decorations...

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.

What are scarecrows traditionally used for? | Reference.com

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Scarecrows are human-like figures used in rural areas to keep birds away from crops. The idea is that birds are scared by these mannequins and will not ...

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 vegetable garden. And I am not alone; the scarecrow is an ...

Scarecrows - Scary or Wary? - Aves Noir | Aves Noir

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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 ...

3 Ways to Make a Scarecrow - wikiHow

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The rest of the material used to make your scarecrow is flammable. Other vegetables, such as gourds and turnips, could also be used for this purpose. Be aware ...

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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 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.

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 ...