13 Amazing Scarecrows
Whether used for decoration or to keep pests away, scarecrows can be a fun addition to your yard and garden. From funny scarecrows to scary ones, here are 13 amazing scarecrows to inspire you.
Your scarecrow doesn’t have to have a distinct face to keep the birds away. This scarecrow is faceless, yet still frightening enough to keep the pests away from your crops.
Don’t feel like you must create the perfect scarecrow to get the job done. This scarecrow doesn’t have any arms, but when placed in an open field, it discourages birds from disturbing the plants.
No straw? No problem! This scarecrow uses a wooden post draped with a long jacket for the body along with a bucket for a head.
Choose the right 4×4 wood for your strawless scarecrow.
Who says a scarecrow must be in the garden? This scarecrow sits on a bale of straw and is surrounded by gourds to make a nice fall decoration.
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For a different look, try giving your scarecrow an unexpected face or head. This scarecrow’s head makes it looks like a goat!
It’s a scarecrow party! Use some long sticks or branches as the base for a scarecrow, wrap with straw and dress them with some old clothes. Place the scarecrows together or scatter them around the garden.
This scary scarecrow will not only keep garden pests away, it may also be scary enough to frighten some trick-or-treaters. By using some sticks as hands, it almost creates a Freddy Krueger look.
If you have an old mask, try using it for the scarecrow’s face. This scarecrow almost looks real from a distance, thanks to the mask.
Scarecrow with Shades
Sunglasses give this scarecrow a laid-back, cool look. Make a trip to the thrift store to find clothing and accessories for your scarecrow.
This scarecrow is reading all about how to scare the crows! Don’t be afraid to use a little humor when building your scarecrow.
Photo: Courtesy of StripeyAnne’s Blog
This little scarecrow is the perfect scale for a child’s garden. Let them choose plants or seeds, plant them, make the scarecrow and place it in the garden, and then watch as those plants grow taller than the scarecrow!
Photo: Courtesy of Wippers
This owl scarecrow will frighten squirrels, birds, mice, chipmunks and more with its motion-activated sounds and flashing eyes! And it’s weatherproof and solar powered. What more could you want?
Photo: Courtesy of Livin’ Well
This motion-activated sprinkler startles garden invaders with harmless bursts of water. The sprinkler protects 1,200 square feet and is powered by a single 9-volt battery for up to 6 months.
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