We've also heard that scattering pine cones around the garden or embedding the soil with chicken wire can help deter cats and other critters from traipsing through. The chicken wire is especially handy because it both prevents animals from digging and holds down top soil while allowing plants to grow through.
What methods have you used to keep neighborhood animals away from your growing plants?
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