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Sun screen and fabric scarecrow adapted from children's drawings.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jan 1981 (v.59#1) pg. 48, 102

Scarecrows that actually work.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jul-Aug 2002 (v.86#4) pg. 47

Personalized garden. How to make a wood-carved sign with vegetables, two bunnies and your name. Also gives instructions for carving a scarecrow to set among the plants.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS May 1979 (v.10#4) pg. 44

Tip: Scarecrows made of corks and chicken feathers are strung on string and staked over rows of plants.
FLOWER & GARDEN Feb 1980 (v.24#2) pg. 10

How to make a scarecrow for the garden.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug-Sep 1991 (v.35#4) pg. 62

Living scarecrow is formed from chicken wire, potting soil, spagnum moss and a broomstick. The body is planted with nasturtiums and other climbing plants.
HERB COMPANION Jun-Jul 1998 (v.10#5) pg. 53

How to make a papier-mache owl to keep birds away from a cherry tree.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Mar-Apr 1980 (v.5#2) pg. 30

Tip on using blown-out bicycle inner tubes in a corn plot to simulate a snake and keep the birds away.
KITCHEN GARDEN #9 Jun-Jul 1997 pg. 20

How to make a rotary scarecrow from a plastic pop bottle.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #58 Jul-Aug 1979 pg. 38

A simple spinning scarecrow to make from aluminum cans.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #64 Jul-Aug 1980 pg. 155

Make an "octocrow" scarecrow by attaching plastic strips to a paper cup.
ORGANIC GARDENING Aug 1981 (v.28#8) pg. 22

How to make old-fashioned pinwheels to scare off birds.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jan 1984 (v.31#1) pg. 77

Scarecrow made from aluminum pie tins, chain, wire and conduit.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1985 (v.32#3) pg. 21

Tip suggests using red cans and plastic bottles to scare birds and rabbits from a garden.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1996 (v.43#2) pg. 74

Tip suggests using plastic flags to scare away birds from a garden.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1997 (v.44#4) pg. 79

Tip: Kinetic scarecrow is a windmill made from tin cans. Keeps birds away from a garden.
POPULAR SCIENCE Mar 1979 (v.214#3) pg. 140

Make a Santa "scarecrow".
WOMAN'S DAY Dec 11 1984 (v.48#4) pg. 129