Birds & Blooms reader Frances McLaughlin has this squirrel-busting solution: "Squirrels can't get to my feeder anymore! I took three soda bottles and strung them through an extending rod. Then I bolted the rod to our porch rail. Now I can easily swing the rods to the rail when I fill the feeders, and the setup keeps squirrels away at the same time."
Homemade squirrel repellant: Grate a bar of original scent Irish Spring soap (I used my Salad Shooter) and put a small amount of the shavings into a piece of panty hose and knot both ends, Tie it on your bird feeder (under a squirrel baffle to help keep it dry) and a squirrel won't come near you feeder,
Completely disassembles for cleaning! Just twist off the top, twist out the tube and twist off the base—no screws or bolts to remove! 1 pound of mixed seed. Stainless steel wire hanger with clasp. Dimensions are 2-1/2 inches diameter tube, with a 12 x 13 inch globe.