This inflated javelina scarecrow just isn't doing its job.

Courtesy Fort Huachuca's Facebook page

Fort Huachuca had a little fun with pumpkins on base being attacked by javelina.

But it is a real issue across Tucson.

What are your successes and failures in protecting plants, garbage, decorations and even your Halloween pumpkins and jack-o-lanterns from the hungry peccaries?

Email your attempts and successes to and feel free to include a photo or, if you are reading this on Facebook, leave a comment with your ideas.