Trial and Barriers

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Trial and Barriers

The last set of raised beds that we made here did not have chicken wire to protect them from burrowing critters. Luckily for me, however, as we were cleaning out the shop(garage) a roll of chicken wire appeared out of the blue. After looking all over the internet for a humane way to deter creatures from eating our crop, it turned out to be very simple. Barriers!

Doing this ensures no harm comes to the animal and if there is no access, they’ll most likely think that there is no food there and venture somewhere else to eat!

The potatoes and the onions that are growing in the top bed though, digging animals and all! I’ll have to take a good photo of the green that they have produced. This is my first time growing more than one thing at a time and I have to say that it is…

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