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My neighbor won\'t stop feeding peanuts to the squirrels!
We have an elderly next door neighbor, kind of reclusive, but her one trip out of the house each day is to leave birdseed for the birds and peanuts for the squirrels. The squirrels then take these peanuts and leave them all over our yard--I find peanuts and peanut shells on our front porch, buried in plant pots, strewn on the front and back sidewalks, and all over the lawn. We talked to the neighbor about a year ago and asked her to stop or to find an alternate food for the squirrels because of my DD's life threatening peanut allergy, but I'm still finding the peanuts. I hate it that we can't even play on our own swingset without worrying that my DD is going to have an allergic reaction. Currently I deal with the situation by cleaning and sweeping constantly, and only allowing my DD outside with supervision (which we would do anyway since she's only three) but it's hard to keep up on a daily basis and frustrating that we have to be so vigilant on our own turf.
Any suggestions for dealing with this?
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