Posted on 10 November 2008 by urbangardencasual.com
By Vanessa Richins
An UGC reader asks:
“Suspecting an Obama win my husband and I decided months ago to planta garden this year. Already a fan of your blog I’ll look forward to checking in and learning as much as I can on how to proceed. Big question, though: How to keep the critters away? We have at least 15 deer grazing on our lawn every day, not to mention a dozen rabbits.”
Good question – but unfortunately there isn’t an easy answer. Both deer and rabbits can be pretty persistent, though there are ways to try to foil them.
A book I suggest reading is Deerproofing Your Yard & Garden
by Rhonda Massingham Hart. She discusses the nature Read the rest of this entry »
Posted on 21 May 2008 by urbangardencasual.com
By Michael Nolan
I was talking to Reggie a few weeks back and he shared one of his personal urban gardening dilemmas.
It made me laugh when I realized that it was one so many people have asked me about.
It is the old scourge of cats in the garden.
Now I know you’re probably laughing at this point, but our furry feline friends have a way of destroying weeks worth of gardening work when they get a bit… let’s say overzealous while they are using our carefully tended and well-dug gardens as their personal litter boxes.
It may just be the occasional gift or it could be much worse, such as Read the rest of this entry »