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Fortress Bareford


What you see above is the latest in garden defense. At least in my garden. It’s hard to tell from the picture, but the frame is covered on all sides with deer netting, a plastic mesh that is supposed to keep things like deer (and squirrels, the Lowe’s salesrep assures me) from getting at your plants.

We’ll see. The squirrels have been digging in the lettuce (not eating it per se, but damaging it nonetheless), and nipping off several of the corn seedlings that are now about four inches high. Still collecting data on whether the net frame will do the trick.

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