Grow your own – Rodent wars II

I like the idea of growing my own food.  I like getting my hands in the dirt and partnering with mother nature to produce something edible and slightly less gritty out of it.  The girls and I like to get in there and get the seeds and seedlings into the ground and check the garden on a regular basis to see how things are growing.  They are also quite enthusiastic about weeding – sometimes a little too enthusiastic and they pull some of the plants we have grown.

As I mentioned in a previous post, we have competition for the food we grow from our neighbourhood rodents.  I built a groundhog defence system this year to help defend our plants and produce and until now it has seemed to be working. Continue reading